Indian Approaches to Electricity Access

Date

2014-11

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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Type

Book chapter

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

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 main challenges. The chapter also highlights a few lessons from the Indian initiatives.

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Keywords

India, rural energy, programmes, mini-grids

Citation

Palit, D; Bhattacharyya, SC and Chaurey, A., 2014, 1. Indian Approaches to Electricity Access, chapter 11, in Halff, A, B Sovacool and J Rozhon (eds.), Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions, Oxford University Press, Oxford. pp. 237-256

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Research Institute

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD)