Resources: Journal articles

Institutional pathways to municipal energy companies in the UK: Realising co-benefits to mitigate climate change in cities

Author(s): Roelich, K., Bale, C.S.E., Turner B., Neall R. Publication date: 3 February 2018 Publication type: Journal article Journal: Journal of Cleaner Production Abstract: Municipalities in the UK are increasingly engaging in local management of one or more parts of the energy system. The...

What constrains renewable energy investment in Sub-Saharan Africa? A comparison of Kenya and Ghana

Author(s): Pueyo, A. Publication date: September 2018 Publication type: Journal article Journal: World Development Abstract: Policymakers in Sub-Saharan Africa face several choices to increase levels of access to electricity under severe budget constraints. First, they need to prioritise...

Assessing the Sustainability of Decentralized Renewable Energy Systems: A Comprehensive Framework with Analytical Methods

Author(s): Katre, A. & Tozzi, A. Publication date: 3 April 2018 Publication type: Journal article Journal: Sustainability Abstract: The number of models of Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) systems, particularly for rural electrification, is growing globally. Most approaches to assess the...

Green power for Africa - Overcoming the Main Constraints

Author(s) : Pueyo, Ana; Bawakyillenuo, Simon (eds.) Publication date : December 2017 Publication type : Journal issue Journal : Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Bulletin Abstract: Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have...

Imagining renewable energy: Towards a Social Energy Systems approach to community renewable energy projects in the Global South

Author(s) : Cloke, Jonathan; Mohr, Alison; Brown, Ed Publication date : 29th June 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Energy Research & Social Science Abstract : Rural community energy projects in the Global South have too frequently been framed within a top-down technologically-...

Energy and Development: The Political Economy of Energy Choices

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Cloke, Jonathan Publication date : 17th April, 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Progress in Development Studies The full article can be viewed here .

eCook: What behavioural challenges await this potentially transformative concept?

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Leary, Jon; Davies, Gillian; Batchelor, Simon; Scott, Gillian Publication date : 27 February 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments Abstract : This paper aims to identify and understand the challenges that may...

How does burning of rice straw affect CH4 and N2O emissions? A comparative experiment of different on-field straw management practices

Author(s) : Romasanta, Ryan R.; Sander, Bjoern Ole; Gaihre, Yam Kanta; Alberto, Ma. Carmelita; Gummert, Martin; Quilty, James; Nguyen, Van Hung; Castalone, Angeli Grace; Balingbing, Carlito; Sandro, Joseph; Correo Jr., Teodoro; Wassmann, Reiner Publication date : 15 February 2017 Publication type...

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