Initial Environmental Impact Assessment for mini-grid in Malawi (Working paper)

Published Date 

1 Dec 2020

References

Lee (2020)

Dr Jacquetta Lee

About the publication

The objective of this working paper is to provide an environmental assessment of a mini-grid from cradle to gate and was conducted following the principles of BS/EN ISO 14040 and 14044 and other good practice systems.

This working paper presents the initial findings, and these may be updated in the light of improved data.
The model for the mini-grid in Malawi was built from the Bill of Materials (BOM) It serves 60 premises, a
combination of households and small enterprises. Eighteen midpoint and three endpoint indicators were
analysed, using the ReCiPe(H) assessment methodology.