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Andrew Allee

Andrew Allee

Senior Associate
  • Global South

Andrew is a Senior Associate with RMI’s Global South program, which he joined in June 2018.

Andrew leads efforts to support sub-Saharan Africa’s growing minigrid sector through data analysis and modeling. He works with minigrid developers to transform smart-meter data into actionable insights, for example using machine learning to predict loads for new minigrid customers. Andrew also supports the Africa Energy program’s off-grid development efforts in Nigeria.

Background

Andrew received his PhD from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College in 2021. His graduate work reframed the climate challenge as an opportunity to rebuild energy systems to benefit those who are harmed by global inequality. He examined this opportunity through two sustainable energy technologies — bioenergy and miniature electricity grids — and published academic work spanning food security, land use, cellulosic ethanol, and rural electrification.

Education

Ph.D., Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Missouri – Columbia

Andrew is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and the Thayer Special Faculty Award for Engineering and Service to Humanity.

Location

Hanover, New Hampshire

Authored Works