Conference Proceedings: LCEDN-University of Strathclyde 8th Annual Conference, 2019

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Below are proceedings of the LCEDN-University of Strathclyde 8th Annual Conference entitled ' Access and Waste: the Two Sides of the Low Carbon Coin '. The Conference was held at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, from 1st-3rd May 2019. This two-day conference employed a social systems...

Africa LEDS Partnership webinar on 'Mini-Grids and the Arrival of the Main Grid: Lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia'

The Africa LEDS Partnership webinar on 'Mini-Grids and the Arrival of the Main Grid: Lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia' was held on 21 May 2019. When planning mini-grids, developers often overlook the potential arrival of the grid. The arrival of the grid can threaten the operation of...

Using hugs, carrots and sticks: How agents exercise power in the transition to community-owned energy systems in remote India

Author(s): Katre, A., Tozzi, A. Publication date: 1 August 2019 Publication type: Journal article Journal: Energy Research & Social Science Abstract: Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) systems are key for sustainable energy transitions, particularly in energy poor communities, yet their pace...

LCEDN Briefing Paper 4: Towards Energy Access for All: Planning for Impact

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Author(s): Rajagopal, S. (with contributions from Wykes, S. & Eales, A.) Publication date: 1 February 2019 Publication type: LCEDN Briefing Paper Executive Summary: More than 1 billion people across the world lack access to electricity, while the figure rises to more than 3 billion for those...

Sustainability of community-owned mini-grids: evidence from India

Author(s): Katre, A., Tozzi, A., Bhattacharyya, S. Publication date: 21 January 2019 Publication type: Journal article Journal: Energy, Sustainability and Society Abstract: Background: Community-owned solar mini-grids (SMGs) are increasingly promoted to provide communities access to reliable...

LCEDN Briefing Paper 3: Needs, Wants and Values: Integrating Gender with Energy Access

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Author(s): Kooijman, A., Cloke, J.M.P., Clancy, J. Publication date: 1 December 2018 Publication type: LCEDN Briefing Paper Executive Summary: This paper derives from a collaboration between the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) and gender and energy specialists of the ENERGIA...

LCEDN Briefing Paper 2: Is there still a Role for Small Wind in Rural Electrification Programmes?

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Author(s): Leary J., To, L.S., Alsop, A. Publication date: 26 Nov 2018 Publication type: LCEDN Briefing Paper Executive Summary: In the right context, Small Wind Turbines (SWTs) can offer a valuable complement to solar photovoltaics (PV) or diesel generators, offering diversity in power generation...

Transforming Energy Access Final Report (Engineers Without Borders UK)

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Author(s): Engineers Without Borders UK Publication date: Sept 2018 Publication type: Report Overview: Engineers Without Borders UK is a charity leading a movement to put global responsibility at the heart of engineering. To achieve this, our movement works to change how engineering is perceived,...

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