Electricity in Households and Microenterprises
Most people in the world have either no access to electricity or a poor and unreliable supply, yet the importance of access to electricity cannot be overstated. This source book aims to provide practical help in gaining accessibility to electricity for those living in remote or rural communities as...
Financing Renewable Energy Projects
Jenniy Gregory, Semida Silveira, Anthony Derrick, Paul Cowley, Catherine Alinson
Access to affordable energy is essential for sustainable economic development and improvement in living standards. The aim of this book is to act as a guide for development workers for financing small renewable systems and a source of reference for further in-depth investigation. The book examines t...
Helps planners identify energy needs early on so they can be integrated into project design. Summarizes key issues, with detailed discussion of energy options and the dynamics of supply and demand; plus fact sheets and checklists for quick reference.
Micro-Hydro Electric Power
A summary of the state of the art in micro-hydro with a section on the economics of micro-hydro installation and operation. Invaluable to engineers, consultants and field workers in the developing world.