Decentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through Innovation by Sebastian GrohDecentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through Innovation by Sebastian Groh

Decentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through Innovation

bySebastian GrohEditorJonas van der Straeten, Brian Edlefsen Lasch

Hardcover | March 24, 2015

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The volume presents innovative approaches to improving energy access in underprivileged communities. A core theme is the use of previously underutilized or unrecognized resources that can be found through synergies in supply and value innovation, novel financing methods, and the use of leapfrog technologies. The contributors illustrate how decentralized approaches and small-scale localized solutions can promote climate change mitigation and adaptation and increase the resiliency of vulnerable communities. This book gathers selected articles from the 2014 Micro energy Systems Conference at UC Berkeley that focus on technical, financial, human, institutional, and natural resource capital. The contributions reflect the latest concepts, theories, methods and techniques, offering a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners and governmental institutions engaged in the field of energy access for developing countries.
Sebastian Groh lives and works in Bangladesh as the director of the companies ME SOLshare Ltd. and ME Fosera Ltd. aiming at energy poverty through latest innovation in rural electrification. Sebastian is further pursuing his PhD on the role of energy in development processes. Having turned his back on the trading floor, he has been wor...
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Title:Decentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through InnovationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:294 pagesPublished:March 24, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319159631

ISBN - 13:9783319159638

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Table of Contents

Forewords.- Conference Summary.- Part I: New Experiences, Simulations and Visions from the Field of AC and DC Mini grids.- Part II: Innovations in Value Chains and Financing Schemes.- Part III: Implementation and Decision-Making.