Fighting Poverty Through Decentralized Renewable Energy

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Source:
The World Bank
Date:
1 February 2010

This report discusses the potential of small and medium enterprises to improve energy access and livelihoods in remote and rural areas in developing countries using Cambodia and Laos as examples. The document covers seven major topics: energy efficiency, cook stoves, biomass energy, solar lanterns, hydropower, technical assistance, and public-private partnerships.