Powering sub-Saharan Africa's urban revolution: an energy transitions approach

Author(s) : Silver, Jonathan, Marvin, Simon Publication date : 27 September 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Urban Studies Abstract : This paper develops a geographic understanding of urban energy transitions in sub-Saharan African towns and cities. In doing so this paper seeks to...

Simulation of transient heat transfer during cooling and heating of whole sweet potato roots under forced-air conditions

Author(s): Korese, J.K., Sturm, B., Roman, F., & Hensel, O. Publication date: 24 September 2016 Publication type: Journal article Journal: Applied Thermal Engineering Abstract: In this work, we investigated how different air velocity and temperature affect the cooling and heating rate and time...

Agricultural residue gasification for low-cost, low-carbon decentralized power: An empirical case study in Cambodia

Author(s) : Field, John L.; Tanger, Paul; Shackley, Simon J.; Haefele, Stephan M. Publication date : 1 September 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Applied Energy Abstract : Small-scale distributed gasification can provide energy access for low-carbon sustainable development, though...

Energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions, and cost of rice straw collection in the Mekong river delta of Vietnam

Author(s) : Nguyen, Hung Van; Nguyen, Canh Duc; Van Tran, Tuan; Hau, Hoa Duc; Nguyen, Nghi Thanh; Gummert, Martin Publication date : 24 August 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Field Crops Research Abstract : Collection is still a major challenge in the supply chain of rice straw to...

Smart Villages webinar, 11 August 2016: 'Women & energy entrepreneurship: Business models for off-grid energy and social impact, Part II'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Women are central to successful business models for off-grid energy in developing countries – whether they are founding micro enterprises, building small, medium, and large businesses, or are the consumers choosing the best energy sources for their household. In...

From growth to green investment diagnostics

Author(s) : Spratt, S; Pueyo, A; Bawakyillenuo, S; Osiolo, H. H. Publication date : 29 July 2016 Publication type : Working paper Abstract : The need to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy systems is now broadly accepted, and our understanding of how different policy mechanisms can support...

Model for Renewable Energy Based Agroprocessing Technology Transfer

Author(s): Ndirangu, SN, Kanali CL, Mutwiwa UN, Kituu Gm Publication date: 4-6th May 2016 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: 2016 Annual Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation Abstract: The term technology transfer has been viewed different by different writers and...

Smart Villages webinar, 18 July 2016: 'Addressing energy governance: Questions of scale and scope'

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The webinar can be viewed here . This webinar brought together researchers working on energy governance issues from a range of projects funded under two different DFID initiatives. These initiatives are the EPSRC/DFID/DECC funded Understading Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) programme whose 13...

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