Building Inclusive Energy Markets – Boiling Point, Issue 65 2015.
Boiling Point ‘Building Inclusive Energy Markets’ in partnership with Guest Editors: Shell Foundation is the global practioners’ journal’s 65th issue. Articles are available online below and the full issue will shortly be available in full PDF form and in hard copy. This issue has brought together a wealth of expert knowledge and opinion on energy markets with the hard work and valuable contributions from several authors, peer reviewers and editors.
- Accelerating Access to Energy: Lessons learnt from efforts to build inclusive energy markets in developing countries Authors: Karima Hirji, Richard Gomes, Shell Foundation’s (SF) report ‘Accelerating Access to Energy’, published in December 2014, outlines the independent charity’s 14 year journey to ‘create and scale new decentralised energy… [more]
- Illuminating market systems development in fragile environments: A case study of the alternative energy market in Timor Leste. Authors: David Nicholson, Emma Proud. Energy For All (E4A) was a three year market systems development (MSD) programme funded bythe European Commission. The programme sought to improve the reach and quality of distribution networks… [more]
- Innovation and Universal Energy Access. Authors: Simon Collings. The latest Shell Foundation report ‘Accelerating Access to Energy’ provides some useful lessons for the sector, particularly about the challenges of building markets for innovative solutions…. [more]
- Shell Foundation’s theory of change and lessons learnt: Commentary by Grant Ballard-Tremeer. Authors: Grant Ballard-Tremeer. A commentary on the Shell Foundation’s Theory of Change and lessons learnt from the report ‘Accelerating Access to Energy’ is provided in this article. The attention that the Shell Foundation has… [more]
- Building energy access markets: A value chain analysis of key energy market systems. Authors: Ewan Bloomfield Louise Waters, Michael Franz. To support action towards increasing access to modern energy services, in particular in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), EU Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF) and… [more]
- Rural household lighting markets: Driving the energy ‘trilemma’ to an end!. Authors: Abdel Karim Traore. Energy access has gained importance in the global development agenda, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Several delivery models have been and continue to be deployed by energy practitioners… [more]
- Household scale peanut shell briquette production. Authors: Jessica Tryner, Jess W.Everett, Hong Zhang. The following article is a study report where briquettes were produced from peanut shells using three different methods for preparing the peanut shell material and four different devices used to… [more]
- Predicting sustained use of improved charcoal stoves in Haiti. Authors: Olivier D. C. Lefebvre, Li Wang. Once people have made the step to acquire an improved cookstove (ICS), long term sustained use is key to reaping all the potential benefits of a cleaner and more efficient stove. However evidence… [more]
- Interview with Rogério Carneiro de Miranda. Authors: Rogério Carneiro de Miranda . Rogério Carneiro de Miranda, founder of PROLENA, is from the Minas Gerais state in Brazil where in the 1990s woodstoves, more advanced that any others in Central America, were in use and where the… [more]
- Interview with Radha Muthiah, Chief Executive Officer, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Authors: Radha Muthiah. Radha Muthiah is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (the Alliance). Since joining the Alliance in 2011, Radha has developed and implemented a disciplined… [more]
- Framework to assess the sustainability of cooking energy interventions in project areas. Authors: Caspar Priesemann. The success of cooking energy interventions can be measured in terms of the sustainability of its intended changes. This requires a good understanding of the initial conditions (baseline), clearly… [more]