By Gill Wilkins
This article highlights the position that renewable power can play in attaining sustainable improvement. It specializes in rural parts of constructing international locations, taking a look specifically at stand-alone sun domestic structures and grid-connected biomass cogeneration crops. It analyzes the most limitations to the profitable move of renewable power expertise, with case reports from various South-East Asian, South Asian, Pacific and African nations, and explains the ways that those stumbling blocks will be conquer. the jobs of the major gamers concerned and the way the Kyoto Protocol can facilitate the move as a way to mitigate weather swap also are mentioned.
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Taking this into account could easily doub le the total in vestment r equirements in developing countries. Additional investment will be needed to r ealize a larger percentage of the potential for renewables. M any developing countries are beginning to r ecognize the r ole of pr ivate investment as a n option to help expand their power sectors, thus assisting development. Chapter 3 looks at investment in r enewable energy and the potential role of the Clean Development Mechanism in channelling funds towards renewable energy technology transfer.
Chapter 3 looks at investment in r enewable energy and the potential role of the Clean Development Mechanism in channelling funds towards renewable energy technology transfer. 3 The need f or indigenous local energy sources Dependence on oil imports in many developing countries makes them susceptible to the impacts of oil pr ice shoc ks. 3 Source: WEO (2000). Negative numbers indicate net exports. 2002, 16:28 14 Technology Transfer for Renewable Energy threat that will contin ue as long as demand f or oil is high.
8 illustr ates how energy can pla y an impor tant role in ac hieving the IDTs, both directly and indirectly. Renewable energy has an important role to play as it can be accessed locally in rural areas, making it the most con venient and economic option in man y cases. Poverty alleviation Energy is fundamental for economic gro wth. Access to reliable energy services can directly contribute to enterprise development and income-generating activities if other raw materials and markets are accessible.