Search for dissertations about: "rural electrification thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words rural electrification thesis.

  1. 1. Electrification of rural Mozambique : Sustainable energy solutions

    Author : Miguel Meque Uamusse; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Renewable energy; hydropower potential; Rural electrification; mini-grid; biomass; climate change effects;

    Abstract : The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 states that access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy should be provided for all by 2030. The effects on socioeconomic development by access to safe, affordable, and clean electricity stands out as educational benefits, income improvement, and health progress. READ MORE

  2. 2. And Then They Lived Sustainably Ever After? : Experiences from Rural Electrification in Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya

    Author : Elisabeth Ilskog; Tore J Larsson; Eva-lotta Thunqvist; Björn Kjellström; Abu A K Mvungi; KTH; []
    Keywords : Rural Electrification; Sustainable Development; Indicators; Evaluations; Interdisciplinary; Africa; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Accelerating the introduction of basic, clean energy services is seen as a key strategy for promoting sustainable development in rural areas. Still, many people worldwide lack access to modern energy such as electricity, and Africa lags behind other developing regions of the world. READ MORE

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

    Author : Brijesh Mainali; Semida Silveira; Benjamin Sovacool; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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. Sustainability and development impacts of off-grid electrification in developing countries : An assessment of South Africa's rural electrification program

    Author : Chukwuma Leonard Azimoh; Björn Karlsson; Boaventura Cuamba; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Off-grid electrification; sustainability; solar home system; hybrid mini-grid; renewable energy; technical challenges; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown that provision of sustainable electricity supply to rural households is essential to bring development to off-grid populations. For this reason, most developing countries put large efforts into rural electrification programs to stimulate development and reduce poverty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Solar energy for a brighter life. A case study of rural electrification through solar photovoltaic technology in the Eastern Province, Zambia

    Author : Mathias Gustavsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural development; rural electrification; distributed generation; photovoltaic technology; solar home system; energy services; Zambia; Sub Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Electricity is taken for granted in many parts of the world. In Sub-Saharan Africa, typically less than 5% of the rural population have access to this energy source. Even though electricity in itself does not lead to development, it can support a development process. READ MORE