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 report describes issues that should be considered during the financing stage of hydropower projects and offers suggestions and alternatives to aid in securing financing for small-scale hydropower projects.
This report provides information about many of the energy programs in which the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has invested in developing nations. These investments include investments in renewable energy projects, policy development, and technology modernization.
This report provides background information for the project, "Feasibility Analysis of Carbon Capture and Sequestration-Readiness in Guangdong (GDCCSR)," as well as an update on the project status.
This summary provides an overview of Morocco's Renewable Energy and Global Rural Electrification Project, which focused on on-grid wind and hydropower.
This tool provides an analysis of a building's energy consumption to assess compliance with Part L (England & Wales), Section 6 (Scotland), and Part F (Northern Ireland) of Building Regulations and eventually for building performance certification for the Energy Performance of Buildings Dire
This website describes a project to reduce energy consumption in buildings through the adoption of new standards based on international best practices for energy efficiency technologies and renewable energy use by the Chinese government.
This 2010 presentation by the Head of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Section of the International Energy Agency describes the linkages between the smart grid and energy efficiency, and outlines the key systems and technologies to maximize efficiency benefits.
This presentation by a representative of the Japanese New Energy Technology Development Department (NEDO) describes the results of various pilot projects to integrate large-scale PV projects into the grid.
This presentation details a methodology for designing a computer model for a cost-benefit analysis of smart grid technologies situated in a specific grid system.