Étiqueté : developing countries

Escaping the vicious cycle of poverty: towards universal access to energy

While fossil fuels will inevitably play a major role in expanding on-grid energy supply, this CEPS’s study shows that renewable energy sources – and especially small decentralised solutions – have huge potential for providing reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services for the poor, particularly in rural areas of developing countries

Scaling up carbon markets in developing countries post- 2012: Are NAMAs the way forward?

The purpose of this study is to bridge this gap in policy analysis by engaging with relevant stakeholders from the public, private, academic and civil society sectors in the developed and developing world (with a focus on India and Germany) to determine how NAMAs and carbon markets can be combined to enhance mitigation in developing countries…

Measuring the benefits of increased electricity access in developing countries

The objective of this ESMAP’s paper is to shed some light on the benefits of improved access to electricity supply, specifically the benefits referred to as, ‘consumer’s surplus’, which is the difference between what customers are willing to pay for the utilities associated with electricity access and the price that they actually pay.