This paper discusses off-grid electrification options for low-income households in rural Kenya. Topics addressed include the recent introduction of pico hydro schemes (schemes of fewer than five kilowatts), the details of the implementation of two community schemes, and the costs involved.
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This summary provides an overview of Morocco's Renewable Energy and Global Rural Electrification Project, which focused on on-grid wind and hydropower.
This paper focuses on the debate concerning the creation of "low-carbon" jobs. Government action on climate change promises economic opportunity.
This is the first Energy Efficiency Strategy for South Africa. It is the first consolidated Governmental document geared toward the development and implementation of energy efficiency practices in this country.
This factsheet summarizes the efforts of the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP), to accelerate energy efficiency improvements in commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
This report examines Kenya's potential to benefit from the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP), operating under the framework of the Climate Investment Funds.
This report is a collection of case studies that highlight replicable best practices in the use of renewable energy for rural electrification. Examples cover a wide range of technologies, locations, financial support mechanisms, and consumer-tariff schemes.
This tool can be used to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of integrated gasification combined cycles (IGCC) through an analysis of the operating conditions, together with process integration studies.
The World Bank's Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) launched the Lighting Africa initiative to provide up to 250 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to affordable off-grid lighting.
This high-level presentation builds on previous work undertaken by the Republic of South Africa's Department of Science and Technology (DST).