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Energy Access, Poverty, and Development: The Governance of by Benjamin K. Sovacool,Ira Martina Drupady

By Benjamin K. Sovacool,Ira Martina Drupady

This ebook showcases how small-scale renewable strength applied sciences reminiscent of sun panels, cookstoves, biogas digesters, microhydro devices, and wind generators are aiding Asia reply to a frightening set of power governance demanding situations. utilizing wide unique learn this booklet deals a compendium of the main fascinating renewable power case experiences over the past ten years from probably the most diversified areas within the world.

Through an in-depth exploration of case reports in Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and Sri Lanka, the authors spotlight the applicability of alternative methods and applied sciences and illuminates how loved ones and advertisement thoughts take place (or fail to ensue) inside of specific strength governance regimes. It additionally, uniquely, explores winning case reviews along disasters or "worst perform" examples which are frequently simply as revealing as those who met their targets.

Based on those successes and screw ups, the ebook offers twelve salient classes for policymakers and practitioners wishing to extend strength entry and lift criteria of residing in a few of the world's poorest groups. It additionally develops an cutting edge framework along with forty two distinctive elements that designate why a few strength improvement interventions accomplish all in their objectives whereas others languish to accomplish any.

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