Leslie Henry to Present at Microgrid Policy and Regulation Workshop

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Leslie Henry, legal representative for Development Ventures, a Universidad del Valle de Guatemala partner, will be presenting at the Microgrid Policy and Regulation Conference, which will be held on February 20th and 21st in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Topics discussed will include the state of microgrids in Honduras, the legal framework for microgrid development, current regulations, investment incentives and the government's role in this part of the energy sector. 


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Andrew Varrow of Development Ventures—a Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) project partner—will discuss how microgrids can help eliminate energy poverty in the developing world, and outline strategies for encouraging private-sector investment in community-level microgrids.