Conference proceedings: Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions conference, 2017

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Below are proceedings of the Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) conference, held in Nakuru, Kenya from 6th-9th December 2017. A brochure containing further details of the 13 project comprising the USES programme is attached. Presentations given on the findings and next steps of the...

Mapping synergies and trade-offs between energy and the Sustainable Development Goals

Author(s) : Fuso Nerini, Francesco; Tomei, Julia; To, Long Seng; Bisaga, Iwona; Parikh, Priti; Black, Mairi; Borrion, Aiduan; Spataru, Catalina; Castán Broto, Vanesa; Anandarajah, Gabrial; Milligan, Ben; Mulugetta, Yacob ​ Publication date : 20 November 2017 Publication type : Journal article...

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...

Practical Action Bangladesh 'infomercials' centred around the issue of solar waste

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Further to the collaboration between LCEDN and Practical Action (PA) under the 'Broadening Academic Dissemination Initiative of the DFID-funded 'Transforming Energy Access' project, the PA team based in Bangladesh have produced a couple of short "infomercials" centred around the issue of solar...

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...

Conference proceedings: LCEDN 6th Conference, 2017

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Presentations of plenary speakers and conference delegates can be accessed below: Plenaries Vanessa Castán Broto (University College London, UK): “Energy sovereignty in Mozambique: making territories, disciplining populations” – view the plenary here Joy Clancy (University of Twente, The...

Smart Villages webinar, 29 September 2017: ‘Perspectives on energy justice: views from the UK, India, and Myanmar’

The webinar can be viewed here . On 11-12 September, the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) held its annual conference on the topic of "Equity and Energy Justice" at Durham University, UK. As a follow-up to this conference, we have held two webinars (September and October 2017) to...

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