Renewable Energy for Unleashing Sustainable Development Blending Technology, Finance and Policy in Low and Middle Income Economies

The book analyzes energy technologies, business models and policies to promote sustainable development. It proposes a set of recommendations for further activities and networking on access to energy and renewable energies and promotes an integrated approach to sustainable resource management. The bo...

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Main Author: Colombo, Emanuela
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Bologna, Stefano (Editor), Masera, Diego (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2013, 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book analyzes energy technologies, business models and policies to promote sustainable development. It proposes a set of recommendations for further activities and networking on access to energy and renewable energies and promotes an integrated approach to sustainable resource management. The book discusses access to energy, as a precondition for socio-economic progress. It depicts the global dimension of the challenge in terms of access to electricity and other forms of energy in developing countries. The three main interlinked topics related to energy and sustainable growth are separately discussed: appropriate technologies for modern energy services, business models for the development of new energy markets, and policies to support new energy systems. The description of activities and programmes of some public and private Italian stakeholders is also included
Physical Description:XIX, 302 p. 79 illus online resource
ISBN:9783319002842