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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 ...
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 ...