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Expanding electricity capacity in Thailand to meet the twin challenges of supply security and environmental protection
Rapid growth in electricity demand in Thailand is a major challenge for electric utilities trying to ensure adequate supply. Continued reliance on natural gas for power supply makes the supply mix nondiversified and exposes ...
Summary and Conclusions
Sustainable Energy Development Index: A multi-dimensional indicator for measuring sustainable energy development
This paper proposes an indicator to measure sustainable energy development, SEDI. The method is explained and using available data, its computation for developing countries is highlighted. The results are then compared ...
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.
Replication and scaling-up of isolated mini-grid type of off-grid interventions in India
(AIMS Press, 2016-02-25)
Providing basic minimum energy services has become a real challenge for developing countries of the world. India encounters the problem of provisioning basic minimum electricity services to a section of her population. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Enabling policies for enhancing sustainability of electricity access programmes
(IGI Global, 2016-05)
The chapter maps policy linkages, identifies the gaps in policies and recommends options for developing the enabling environment for enhancing electricity access. This chapter suggests that the policy environment governing ...