Essays about: "rural electrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 essays containing the words rural electrification.

  1. 1. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  2. 2. The electricity demand andsupply in El Espino : Alternatives for diversification of renewabletechnologies

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Jessica Granqvist; Lily Gao; [2019]
    Keywords : Hybrid system; wind turbine; solar PV; optimization; rural electrification; Hybridsystem; vindturbin; sol PV; optimisering; landsbyggdselektrifiering;

    Abstract : The use of alternative fuels, particularly renewable energy sources, has been an important strategy to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions. In Bolivia, many rural areas struggle with an unreliable power supply. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Problem With Problematising Rural Electrification

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Darcy Boyes; [2019]
    Keywords : Electric Poverty; WPR Approach; Rwanda; Kenya; Rural Electrification; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The modernisation of the Global South is a complex and often overwhelming task. However, one of the most cross-cutting issues is often overlooked. The arena of energy poverty – specifically electric poverty in rural areas and how state policies tackle this problem - is one that often discussed in the wider development discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Private Sector Minigrids in Kenya– Identifying the current challenges and barriers of minigrid developers and a look at the role of public private partnerships

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Timothy Quinn; [2019]
    Keywords : minigrids; rural electrification; minigrid business models; Kenya; Business and Economics;

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  5. 5. A comparison study of PV and battery technologies for EWB off-grid electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felix Vedin; Camilla Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : PV; Photovoltaic; Solar cells; Solar panels; Batteries; Africa; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Comparison; Case study; Simulation; Manual; EWB; Engineers without borders; Solceller; Solpaneler; Batterier; Afrika; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Jämförelse; Simulation; Manual; Ingenjörer utan gränser;

    Abstract : Only 10 % of the rural population in Sub-Saharan Africa has access to electricity. At the same time the Sub-Saharan countries are close to the equator and get many sun hours a day, leading to a huge potential for solar energy. READ MORE