About us

Energy for Growing (E4G) is an initiative of a research group of the Energy Department of Politecnico di Milano

The group studies innovative energy approaches, devoted to improve sustainability and efficiency in the electric energy management. The main focus is on  on- grid and off-grid solutions for the electrification of rural areas in developing countries.

Since 2013 several projects have been activated. Their common goal is the promotion of sustainable development.

Research activities

The group’s academic research focuses on power systems planning and management. Innovative topics, such as storage systems and energy communities, are at the core of several PhD and Msc projects. Aside those, several activities have been activated to study solutions for the problem of electrification in developing countries.


The research team is developing Software tools for electrification planning. Tools are free of use and available at the Download page.