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This report examines how ten countries have switched, or are planning to switch, from traditional fuels such as wood, coal, charcoal, animal waste and kerosene, to LPG as a cooking fuel.

Source: The World LPG Association (WLPGA), WLPGA
Date: September 2015

The publication provides insights into some of the complications inherent in the private household and social cost-benefit “calculus” of interventions to promote new cooking technologies and practices.

Source: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Date: January 2016

This “outcome report” is from the 2016 Kassel International Dialogue (KID), which offered the opportunity for peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and a dialogue between local, regional, and national government representatives and legislators.

Source: German Federal Environment Agency
Date: November 2015

This paper describes Africa’s wind energy markets have evolved over the years and the structural characteristics affecting the development of wind energy projects on the continent.

Source: African Development Bank Group
Date: March 2013

This report covers considerations for smart grid technology development, to include micro grids, in the developing world. Chapter One is titled, “Renewables, Smart Grids and Cost-Benefit Analysis”. Chapter Two is titled, “Cost-Benefit Analysis: Introduction and Overview”.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: December 2015

This report examines the key factors influencing investors in mini-grid projects, including licensing, tariff regulation, access to finance and specific project risks related to the eventual arrival of the main grid.

Source: International Renewable Energy Access
Date: September 2016

Pico-photovoltaic (PV) kits have become a lower-cost alternative to investment intensive grid electrification. Using a randomized controlled trial, the authors examine uptake and impacts of a simple pico-PV kit that barely exceeds the benchmark of what the UN considers modern energy.

Source: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Institute for the Study of Labor
Date: October 2014

The Government of Rwanda is looking at strategies for solving the country’s needs for electricity through diversified least-cost and cost-reflective sources of electricity.

Source: Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (Rwanda)
Date: April 2015

This study documents the price of kerosene in rural areas of five African countries: Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya.

Source: Lighting Africa
Date: April 2012

This online database features 26 countries in the Asia-Pacific region and 40 years of resource use. It was developed as a result of a three-year science-based consultative process mandated by countries in the region.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme