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Energy access is a key element to improving people’s lives, especially in more remote rural communities where mains electricity does not reach, and basic needs are met with difficulty as a result. In these locations there are a number of small-scale renewable energy technologies that can be used. These technologies include; micro-hydro, solar energy, wind as well as more traditional biomass technologies such as biogas, crop waste, biofuels and stoves.

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Energía para los más olvidados: Planificación “De abajo hacia...

Practical Action, Published on 2017

Existen cerca de 2 millones de personas (400 mil familias) que viven en el área rural peruana y que no tienen acceso a la electricidad. Son también las familias que viven en situación de mayor...

Energy Markets Roadmap Toolkit

Ewan Bloomfield, Published on 2016

This tool offers a structured sequence of steps to help energy practitioners facilitate the development of specific energy markets on the ground. It will help to build informal, dysfunctional and...

Module 2: Gender tools for energy projects

Lydia Muchiri, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2007

Aim of the module to provide participants with a set of gender tools for use in energy which can easily be adapted to diverse situations. key concepts and ideas introduced in this module: • Gender...

Module 1: Concepts in gender and energy (adapted for Kenya)

Lydia Muchiri, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

Module1 sets out some key ideas and concepts about gender, and argues that a clear understanding of gender and the way it is reflected in social and economic roles is essential for effective rural...

Micro power energizing rural areas

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

The energy situation in Africa is characterised by lack of access to sustainable energy services, which leads to a self-perpetuating vicious circle of poverty, poor health, low productivity and...

Technology training guide for micro and small energy enterprises

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2014

This trainer’s manual has been developed to provide detailed and comprehensive set of guidelines for planning, implementing and evaluating the business and development services for the...

Smoke, health and household energy, volume 2

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2007

In May 2005, Practical Action published 'Smoke, health and household energy Volume 1, describing a participatory approach researched by the organisation into the design, installation, monitoring...

Updates

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2012

The focus in this new strategy is to leverage best practices into programmes that produce high impact at scale in the region. In the last couple of months, the regional team has undergone intensive...

Gender audit of energy policy and programmes in kenya :

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2007

The Gender audit of energy policies and programmes is one of the outputs of Work Package 3 of the activities undertaken within the programme of ENERGIA5 called 'Turning Information into...

Africa -up in smokes 2

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2006

Too much or too little rain can be a matter of life or death in Africa. At different times and in different places across the continent, climate change threatens both. This briefing brings up to...

Developing Mini-grids in Zambia : How to build sustainable and...

Payen Luc (ENEA), Bordeleau Mathieu (ENEA), Tim Young (Practical Action), Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2015

In rural Zambia, less than 5% of households are connected to the electricity grid. Increasing this ratio is critical for the economic development of these populations. According to the...

Baterías

Practical Action, Published on 2015

Existe una amplia variedad de baterías, por lo que el objetivo de este Informe Técnico será servir como introducción a las ventajas y desventajas que presentan cada una de ellas.

A public dialogue on sustainability and equity in energy

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2008

a paper produced for the conference on achieving sustainability and equity in energy; policy choices for the future; 30 January 2008 Colombo

විදුලි බිල අඩු කරන හැටි

Musafer, N.;Ziyadh, M.M., Published on 2014

This publication is aimed at enhancing the awareness on electricity, including efficient use of electrical devices & electrical safety.

සොබා දහම දල්වන එළි

Ekanayake, C., Published on 2015

This booklet has written based on the experience of Practical Action Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2000 in the sector of renewable energy and development. This booklet has written specially for school...

Clean energy for basic community needs in South Asia

Vishaka Hidellage, Published on 2015

This presentation discusses about the different renewable energy options like biogas, wind and wave for South Asia

Energy & marginalised groups

Musafer,N., Published on 2015

This presentation discusses about the energy issues of marginalized groups and proposes few viable solutions.

Renewable energy options-bio gas, wind and wave

Musafer, N., Published on 2015

This presentation discusses about few renewable energy options: Bio gas, wind and wave

Gender and domestic energy needs in Sri Lanka

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

This paper reviews the recognition of gender aspects in current energy policies in Sri Lanka.

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