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Expanding Access to Modern Energy Services

Replicating, Scaling Up and Mainstreaming at the Local Level

by United Nations.

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Published by United Nations Development Programme .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reference,
  • Cooperatives (Industrial Economics),
  • Energy Policy (Economic Aspects),
  • Science,
  • General,
  • Nonfiction / Social Science,
  • Energy,
  • Government & Business,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9123426M
    ISBN 109211261961
    ISBN 109789211261967

    The UN’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, launched in , aims to improve the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable people by ensuring universal access to modern energy services, increasing the share of renewable energy sources around the world, and improving energy efficiency.   Another session at the Water for Food Global Conference was “Upscaling Solutions: Expanding access to irrigation for smallholders in sub­-Saharan Africa.” This session explored how public and private sector investors can support smallholder-irrigated agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve greater yield gains and improve livelihoods.

      Access to clean and affordable modern energy is critical to fostering lasting social and economic development and to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Worldwide, some billion people rely on traditional biomass for cooking and heating, and billion have no access to electricity, with one billion more having access only to. to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services, to increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, and; to double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency ; will require investment beyond business as usual by households, government at all levels, and businesses large and.

    Abstract Modern energy access is an important determinant of human health, as it plays a critical role in the capabilities of healthcare facilities and aids in the development of clean and safe household in the developing world, thousands of healthcare facilities and hundreds of millions of households lack access to modern energy : Jem Porcaro, Sumi Mehta, Matthew Shupler, Sarah Kissel, Michaela Pfeiffer, Carlos Francisco C. Dora. Increasing access to modern electricity services in Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the main development challenges facing the world over the next two decades. The rural economies are overwhelmingly dependent on agriculture; in fact, agriculture and agribusiness comprise nearly half of Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP).


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Expanding Access to Modern Energy Services: Replicating Scaling Up and Mainstreaming at the Local Level [United Nations] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This Report deals with the issue of making progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by expanding access to modern energy services.

It demonstrates that micro-level energy First published: 14 Jul, Get this from a library. Expanding access to modern energy services: replicating, scaling up and mainstreaming at the local level: lessons from community-based energy initiatives.

[Stephen Gitonga; Elisabeth Clemens; United Nations Development Programme.;] -- This report deals with the issue of making progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by. The Poverty Dimension of Energy Access.

Provide access to modern energy is not an aim at itself but a key factor to overcome poverty. International energy initiatives such as the Sustainable Energy for All campaignaim first of all to contribute the Millenium Development Goals.

Hence, the starting point for defining energy access is the kind of. Access to sustainable, modern, affordable and reliable energy services is a fundamental prerequisite for poverty reduction and sustainable human development.

Energy services impact upon all aspects of people’s lives and livelihoods – people without access are. Expanding Energy Access in Developing Countries surveys the variety of mechanical power applications and options available, and argues that they should be given more consideration by policy makers and practitioners responsible for improving Cited by: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

on access to modern energy (baseline and target) 3 a continuing process to study the contribution of mechanical power to expanding energy services for the poor. In the second phase, the study will look more closely at barriers, and strategies to overcome File Size: 3MB.

improving access to modern energy services for all fundamental challenge, sustainable development commission told as it begins fifteenth session 30 April Economic and Social Council.

Expanding Energy Access in Developing Countries surveys the variety of mechanical power applications and options available, and argues that they should be given more consideration by policy makers and practitioners responsible for improving.

Power for All is committed to delivering access to energy for the 85% of the billion people without reliable power that live in rural areas within 10 years. Power for All's mission is to accelerate this market transformation by working with public and private sectors.

United Nations Development Programme United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs World Energy Council energy and the challenge of sustainability.

Access to Modern Energy Achieving these targets for modern energy access is of course contingent upon sufficient political and social will, as well as the willingness of decision makers to adopt a more holistic and integrated perspective to sustainable development over the.

ESMAP supports initiatives to reduce energy poverty by expanding access to modern, safe, affordable and sustainable energy services. ESMAP’s energy access work covers electrification and household energy needs in rural areas and for the urban poor.

Climate Change Climate change will directly affect energy resource endowments, infrastructure, andLocation: Washington, DC, United States. and underpinning this is the need for expanding access to modern energy services. Modern energy services are benefits derived from modern energy sources, such as electricity, natural gas, clean cooking fuels and mechanical power, that contribute to human well-being (Modi et al., 8–9).

MDG 7 – ensuring environmental sustainability. Expanding renewable energy access with pro-poor public private partnerships in the developing world Article in Energy Strategy Reviews 1(3)– March with 1, ReadsAuthor: Benjamin Sovacool. Chapter 19 Energy Access for Development Box | Defi nitions and Dimensions of Access T he simplest defi nition of universal access to modern energy is the physical availability of electricity and modern energy carriers and improved end-use devices such as cook stoves at affordable prices for Size: 5MB.

1 Goal 7 Targets: ) Byensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services. ) Byincrease substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

) Bydouble the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency. 7.a) Byenhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and.

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all The UN explains: "Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to.

STRATEGIES FOR EXPANDING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO ELECTRICITY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT LILY ODARNO, ANJANA AGARWAL, AMALA DEVI, AND HISAKO TAKAHASHI EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This paper proposes a new approach to scaling electricity access that aims not only to provide electricity services to unserved or underserved.

Google is the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the world. To date, we’ve signed contracts to purchase gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy. In the EU alone, we have signed MW of deals across 8 projects in Sweden, Norway, and The Netherlands and we are on track to reach % renewable energy for our operations in Author: Marc Oman.

Rachel Elizabeth Kyte CMG is the Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and the first woman to lead the nation’s oldest graduate-only school of international was the former Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All.

As a leading advocate for. modern energy services. measuring energy access at the household level, but also its availability to support enterprises and deliver critical community services, such as health and education.

Methodological challenges associated with the measurement of energy access areFile Size: KB.Modern Energy is a holding company with businesses focused on energy efficiency, distributed generation, demand response, and energy storage.

Modern Energy’s businesses identify emerging energy asset classes and leverage their differentiated knowledge, talent, and capital to bring those asset classes to scale.Access to Electricity in Small Island Developing States of the Pacific: Issues and Challenges 1. Introduction Energy poverty, or the lack of access to modern energy services, is a significant global development challenge.

Electricity facilitates economic activity and the delivery of keyCited by: