Informing the Financing of Universal Energy Access: An Assessment of Current Financial Flows
Daniel M. Kammen and
The Electricity Journal, 2011, vol. 24, issue 7, 57-82
Energy poverty is widely recognized as a major obstacle to economic and social development and poverty alleviation. A brief analysis of the current macro financial flows in the electricity and gas distribution sectors in developing countries suggests that the âfunding gap' is, at minimum, a factor of five less than that required for universal household access to electricity. However, data paucity remains a significant obstacle to further, more refined analysis.
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