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Vulnerability Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Critical Oil/Gas Infrastructure: A Decision-Maker’s Perception in the Niger Delta
(Common Ground, 2018-11-14)
The impacts of climate change arising from flooding, the intrusion of high saline tidewater, rising temperature, wind storms, and rising Atlantic level are exacerbating significant threats to oil and gas critical installations ...
Analytical Frameworks and an Integrated Approach for Mini-grid based Electrification
Although rural electrification using mini-grids has attracted recent global attention, the concept has been there for quite some time. Consequently, a number of analytical approaches exist to support the decision-making ...
Mini-Grids for the Base of the Pyramid Market: A Critical Review
The lack of access to electricity of more than 1.1 billion people around the world remains a major developmental challenge and Goal 7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as well as Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) ...
Mini-grid based off-grid electrification to enhance electricity access in developing countries: What policies may be required?
With 1.2 billion people still lacking electricity access by 2013, electricity access remains a major global challenge. Although mini-grid based electrification has received attention in recent times, their full exploitation ...
Sustainability of community-owned mini-grids: Evidence from India
(Energy, Sustainability and Society, 2019-01-05)
Background: Community-owned Solar Mini-Grids (SMGs) are increasingly promoted to provide communities access to reliable electricity, empowering local actors as they become active stakeholders in projects. However, early ...
Renewable Energy-Based Mini-Grid for Rural Electrification: Case Study of an Indian Village
Although off-grid electrification has become a cost-effective and convenient option for many non-electrified areas, generally stand-alone individual options receive greater attention; and when mini-grid-based solutions ...
Solar PV mini-grids versus large-scale embedded PV generation: A case study of Uttar Pradesh (India)
Despite significant grid expansion during the last decade, globally India has the highest number of people lacking access to electricity. Mini-grid has been suggested as a possible electrification option and the new mini-grid ...
Electrification Experiences from Sub-Saharan Africa
Analysis of oil export dependency of MENA countries: drivers, trends and prospects.