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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) ...
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.
A review of energy system models.
Energy economics: concepts, issues, markets and governance