Search for dissertations about: "Electricity access"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Electricity access.

  1. 1. Universal Electricity Access in Remote Areas Building a pathway toward universalization in the Brazilian Amazon

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Maria F Gómez; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Rrural electrification; remote areas; human development; universal access; last mile; Amazon region; landsbygdselektrifiering; avlägsna områden; mänsklig utveckling; allmän tillgång; den sista kilometern; Amazonasregionen; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Worldwide, policymakers face important challenges in relation to the provision of reliable electricity services in remote areas. Brazil is not an exception. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electricity access for human development in the Brazilian Amazon

    University dissertation from KTH

    Author : Maria F Gómez; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electricity access; human development; Amazon region; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : Electricity access is widely recognized as a driver of development. The Brazilian government has incorporated this principle into its national rural electrification program, Luz Para Todos (LPT – Light for all), which has already benefited more than 14 million people in the country since its inception in 2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability of rural energy access in developing countries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Brijesh Mainali; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy Access; Rural electrification; Rural energy; Household; Renewable energy; Off-grid; Mini-grid; Grid; Pathways; Fuel choice; Indicator; Sustainability index; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The importance of access to modern energy has been well understood by governments and donor agencies in many developing countries, and significant effort has been made in recent years to address energy access challenges. However, despite these efforts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the energy access problem will remain unresolved by 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. Electricity for better lives in rural Tanzania and Mozambique. Understanding and addressing the challenges

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Helene Ahlborg; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Off-grid; Access to electricity; Rural electrification; Rural development; Africa; Renewable energy; Drivers and barriers; Socio-technical systems;

    Abstract : Provision of electricity is essential for economic and social development. It renders possible modern communications, industrial and business development and provision of public services such as improved education and healthcare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Energy Access for All Initial tools to compare technology options and costs

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Francesco Fuso Nerini; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis presents analytical advances to support quantitative insights into national and local policies for achieving energy access goals. The key objective is the creation of an analytical tool to compare technology options for achieving energy access goals and to estimate the cost of reaching those goals. READ MORE