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Conclusions (in The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia)
This chapter provides final reflections on Asian energy based on the discussions presented in various chapters of the book. Asia will play an important role in the global energy scene during the present century. As economic ...
This chapter introduces the electricity access challenge and presents the decentralized approach to electrification of rural areas in developing countries. It then provides an overview of the content of the book.
Energy access programmes and sustainable development: A critical review and analysis
This paper provides an overview of the debate on energy access and development, and argues that despite some progress in enhancing energy access, the programmes promoting energy access are neither sustainable nor adequately ...
Off-grid solar photovoltaic technologies in the solar best: Finance mechanisms and incentives
This chapter provides a detailed review of financial options and instruments available to support PV-based electrification in the developing world.
Financing Electrification and Off-Grid Electricity Access Systems
From SHS to Mini-Grid-Based Off-Grid Electrification: A Case Study of Bangladesh
This chapter presents a local-level study of a village off-grid system in Bangladesh. Using the recent census information and household survey information, the study presents the current status of rural electrification in ...
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 ...
Marginalisation of Off-grid Energy Sector in Sri Lanka: What Lessons could be Learnt?
Renewable energy based off-grid projects have played a crucial role in Sri Lanka’s universal electrification effort. The paper in this context unravels two crucial and quite interrelated aspects ...