Download e-book for kindle: Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions by Antoine Halff,Benjamin K. Sovacool,Jon Rozhon

By Antoine Halff,Benjamin K. Sovacool,Jon Rozhon

ISBN-10: 0199682364

ISBN-13: 9780199682362

This edited quantity seems to be at power poverty, a subject whose pivotal function within the struggle for human improvement is just now being recognized by way of policymakers. approximately one area of humanity nonetheless lacks entry to electrical energy. as regards to one 3rd depend upon conventional fuels like firewood and cow dung for cooking, at nice expense to their well-being and welfare. whereas such a lot regular in components of Africa and Asia, power poverty is an international challenge which issues us all. This ebook, which
brings jointly economists, policymakers, marketers, and different practitioners from worldwide, is devoted to a unmarried aim: discovering an answer to this haunting challenge. it really is half heritage, half economics, half political research, half company case overview, and half box instruction manual. Part
One makes a speciality of defining and measuring the matter and benchmarking growth in fixing it, an seen prerequisite to any profitable energy-access coverage. half stories prior and present strength entry courses, with an eye fixed in the direction of checking out what labored and what did not and what could be replicated in different places. those case reports are instructed as obvious at the flooring - China's adventure through best chinese language officers and Africa's through African regulators and students. established partially on these circumstances, the book's
last, extra forward-looking part goals to provide practitioners with a device package, a menu of ideas to hurry up their efforts. The power entry schedule is gaining traction at a time of emerging issues approximately weather swap and source constraints. This publication exhibits that bringing sleek power to those
who lack it not only an ethical central, yet will most likely profit the area as an entire with no harming the surroundings or unduly stretching finite resources.

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