01926 634501

Poor People's Energy Outlook 2013 eBook

ISBN: 9781780447896
The PPEO 2013 will be of interest to anyone seeking to better understand the interaction between energy access and community services. It should be required reading for the international energy sector and development practitioners seeking a greater understanding of energy access in the context of other areas of expertise.

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  • Synopsis
    In many countries poor people’s energy access is yet to be given sufficient priority and fails to be acknowledged as a key enabler in improving health, education, and other community services. As a contribution to creating a new energy narrative, the Poor people’s energy outlook (PPEO) highlights what matters to poor people. It prioritizes their perspectives and those of practitioners working with them. PPEO 2013 focuses on delivering energy at community level, illustrating the difference that improved energy services and supply can make to health, education and infrastructure, including access to water, and street lighting. The report makes the case for energy for community services; encouraging greater investment in, and integration of, this often neglected area of energy provision and will be of interest to anyone seeking to understand better the interaction between energy access and community services, both energy sector professionals and development practitioners alike.
  • Table of Contents
    Figures, tables and boxes
    Acronyms and abbreviations
    Executive summary
    1Energy for community services
    Health care
    Public institutions
    Infrastructure services
    Attracting and retaining professionals – the role of energy
    Summary: energy for community services
    2 A framework for defining and measuring access to energy
    The multi-tier approach to measuring access to energy
    Measuring energy for productive use
    3 An analysis of commitments to Sustainable
    Energy for All
    4 The Energy Access Ecosystem Index
    The Energy Access Ecosystem in practice
    Energy Access Ecosystem Index ratings
    5 Framework for action
    Beyond the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All
  • Endorsements
    ‘The new PPEO report is extremely important, providing useful insights into the linkages between energy access and community services – an area which has been largely overlooked.’
    Dr Marlis Kees, GIZ
    ‘Life without energy is death. This book is a “must read” for all development partners, individuals, governments, and NGOs that want a better and safer world.’
    Dr Sam Agbo, Head of Health and HIV, Save the Children
    ‘Having been neglected for too long, energy access is finally where it belongs – at the centre of attention of the development community.’
    Michael Franz, EUEI-PDF Project Manager
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