Faculty Advisor

Addison, W A

Faculty Advisor

Tuler, Seth

Project Center

Bangkok, Thailand


The goal of this project was to develop a strategy for improving the sustainability of solar home systems in rural Thailand. Heretofore, there has been no long term maintenance plan and many are failing. Communications, attitudes of users and organizations, and funding sources and requirements were researched through interviews with users, government officials, private companies, and experts. We have proposed both short and long term recommendations and developed a prototype web application to improve the overall lifetime of these systems.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2007

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs