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Author Sovacool, Benjamin K.

Title Energy Access, Poverty, and Development : the Governance of Small-Scale Renewable Energy in Developing Asia
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Series Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice
Ashgate studies in environmental policy and practice.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Tables; Note on Authors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 The Benefits of Renewable Energy Access; 3 Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh; 4 The Renewable Energy Development Project in China; 5 The Rural Electrification Project in Laos; 6 The Rural Electricity Access Project in Mongolia; 7 The Rural Energy Development Project in Nepal; 8 The Energy Services Delivery Project in Sri Lanka; 9 The Village Energy Security Programme in India; 10 The Solar Home Systems Project in Indonesia
11 The Small Renewable Energy Power Program in Malaysia12 The Teachers Solar Lighting Project in Papua New Guinea; 13 Lessons Learned; 14 Conclusion; Appendix: List of Institutions Interviewed/Visited; Index
Summary This book showcases how small-scale renewable energy technologies such as solar panels, cookstoves, biogas digesters, microhydro units, and wind turbines are helping Asia respond to a daunting set of energy governance challenges. Using extensive original research this book offers a compendium of the most interesting renewable energy case studies over the last ten years from one of the most diverse regions in the world
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Subject Energy policy -- Asia.
Renewable energy sources -- Asia
Rural development -- Asia.
Small power production facilities -- Government policy -- Asia
Energy policy.
Renewable energy sources.
Rural development.
Form Electronic book
Author Drupady, Ira Martina.
ISBN 1409441148