Small-scale energy systems on a large-scale in developing countries

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This paper reviews the barriers to large-scale use of small-scale energy systems. It places the review in the context of the size of the challenge both in terms of the numbers of people who still need access to modern energy carriers and in the levels of finance to provide this access. It concludes that the main problems related to access are not technical but are motivational, financial and institutions. The paper provides examples from around the world as to how these issues have been addressed
Original languageUndefined
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventFirst International Engineering Symposium 2011: The impact of engineering in regional development - Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Duration: 28 Sep 201130 Sep 2011


ConferenceFirst International Engineering Symposium 2011
CityBogotá, D.C.

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