Most Sub-Saharan African countries try to promote rural electrification through both centralized and decentralized approaches. This guide focuses on the decentralized approach, providing practical guidance on how small power producers and mini-grid operators can deliver both electrification and renewable energy in rural areas.
This is the continuation of Biogas Power (Off-grid) Programme during 2013-14 and the remaining period of 12th Five Year Plan. Biogas technology provides an alternative source of energy mainly from organic wastes. It is produced when bacteria degrade organic matter in the absence of air.
This paper explores energy access, energy poverty, and energy development as energy security concerns confronting Asia and the Pacific. Improved access to energy services is arguably the key defining characteristic of economic development.
This policy approved by Kerala government aims to create 500 mw solar power capacity by 2017. It envisages use of tribal land for solar power projects & says that the land ownership rights shall continue to fully vest with the original owner (tribal).Read text of Kerala Solar Energy Policy 2013.
This report provides recommendations on the renewable energy policy framework for Bihar and was submitted to the Minister of Energy, Government of Bihar. Bihar does not have enough fossil fuel resources to generate electricity for its future needs. The centralised model of energy has also failed to deliver.