Integrated Rural Energy Planning

Integrated Rural Energy Planning

1st Edition - July 19, 1985

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  • Editors: Yehia Elmahgary, Asit K. Biswas
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483161501

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Integrated Rural Energy Planning presents a series of case studies and guidelines for developing integrated rural energy centers, particularly in the Third World. This text highlights technical cooperation and information flow between developing countries. This book consists of 11 chapters and begins with a brief overview of the impact of rural development and rural energy sources on the environment, along with the needs of and strategies for integrated rural development. The chapters that follow describe integrated rural energy systems in selected countries, such as Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Philippines, China, Nigeria, and Colombia. The experimental rural energy center established in Niaga Wolof, Senegal and the integrated field project in Basaisa village, Egypt are also discussed. The final chapter offers guidelines for planning, development, and operation of integrated rural energy projects. This monograph will appeal to energy specialists, policymakers, and others who are interested in constructing, operating, and maintaining integrated rural energy centers in developing countries.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword



    Chapter One An Integrated Rural Energy System in Sri Lanka

    Chapter Two Rural Energy Systems in Indonesia

    Chapter Three Integrated Rural Food—Energy Systems, Technology and Technology Diffusion in India

    Chapter Four Bringing Energy to the Rural Sector—the Philippines

    Chapter Five Development of a New Energy Village—Xinbu, China

    Chapter Six The Niaga Wolof Experimental Rural Energy Center

    Chapter Seven Designing a Model Rural Energy System for Nigeria

    Chapter Eight Basaisa Village Integrated Field Project

    Chapter Nine Dodoma Rural Energy Project, Tanzania

    Chapter Ten Process for Rural Energy Development—Colombia

    Chapter Eleven Guidelines for Planning, Development and Operation of Integrated Rural Energy Projects

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    About the Editors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1985
  • Published: July 19, 1985
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483161501

About the Editors

Yehia Elmahgary

Asit K. Biswas

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