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Are the off-grid customers ready to pay for electricity from the decentralized renewable hybrid mini-grids? A study of willingness to pay in rural Bangladesh
Off-grid rural and remote area electrification through decentralized renewable hybrid mini-grids (HMG) has been prioritized in the recent national renewable energy policy of Bangladesh. Research was carried out to explore ...
Evaluation of Oil/Gas Infrastructure Exposure to Climate Change Burdens in the Niger Delta
Climate change extreme weather events such as flood, rising temperature and windstorms pose significant threats to oil and gas infrastructure in the Niger. Due to a gap in evaluation of assets exposure in the region, little ...
Mini-grids for the bottom billion for a sustainable rural living: What does the Gram Oorja experience suggest?
Clean energy access is the golden thread that runs through economic prosperity, social development and living within environmental limits. For the bottom billion, however, lack of access to clean energy sources creates a ...
Residential energy use in Asia
This chapter provides a review of residential energy demand in Asia since 1990. It presents a regional overview, followed by a sub-regional discussion covering east, west, south and south-east Asia. A brief review of ...
Adoption of cleaner cookstoves: barriers and way forward
Globally 2.6 billion people, representing around 38% of the total population, depend on solid biomass fuels to meet their basic energy needs for cooking. While rural communities are shifting to modern fuels such as LPG ...
Off-grid electricity interventions for cleaner livelihoods: A Case study of value chain development in Dhenkanal district of Odisha
Lack of access to electricity in rural areas hinders productive activities, which in turn affects sustainable rural development. Off-grid electrification options can offer an alternative but in order to develop productive ...
Evaluation of economic rent from hydroelectric power developments: Evidence from Cameroon
(The Energy and Development Journal, 2017-08-03)
The exploitation of hydro resources for generating electricity at cheaper cost gives rise to significant economic rent to owners. Cameroon, which has a great hydropower potential is engaged in developing the resources. ...
Indian Approaches to Electricity Access
(Oxford University Press, 2014-11)
This chapter provides a review of energy access situation in India and describes how India approached the challenge of enhancing energy access. It considers both electricity and cooking energy services and identifies the ...
The Chinese Model of Rural Electrification and Electricity Access.
Towards Scaling-up of Electricity Access - Summary and Policy Recommendations from OASYS South Asia Project
(The Energy and Resources Institute, 2015-04)
This paper provides a summary of outputs from the research carried out under EPSRC/ DFID funded research project on off-grid electrification in South Asia. The lessons from the studies are first presented, followed by a ...