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Energy, Equity, and Economic Development

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There exists the misconception that the percentage of energy used by households declines with development. However, the reverse is true: the use of modern energy by households increases both ... More


Energy Services: Deepening Integration through Political and Economic Cooperation

Rupa Chanda

in Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Foreign investment is contributing to regional cooperation in the South Asian energy sector. This chapter assesses the scope for regional energy cooperation in South Asia and the associated ... More


Promoting Sustainable Development through the Use of Renewable Energy: The Role of the Law  

Yinka O. Omorogbe

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the role of the law in promoting increased access to energy services. In particular, it considers the use of renewable energy as a catalyst for sustainable development, and the ... More


Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Energy

Andreas Löschel, John Johnston, Mark A. Delucchi, Trevor N. Demayo, Donald L. Gautier, David L. Greene, Ogden Joan, Rayner Steve, and Worrell Ernst

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0022
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Energy services are provided by nonrenewable and renewable resources through various conversion mechanisms to produce electricity, fuel, or heat. The chapter discusses energy services, presents ... More


Monopoly Sector Reform in Progress

Sergei Dubinin

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The interview offered by Sergei Dubinin is discussed in this chapter. He was the former chair of the Central Bank of Russia, under whose watch the ruble collapsed in August 1998. He discussed the ... More


Technical, economic, social, and cultural perspectives on energy demand

Charlie Wilson, Kathryn Janda, Françoise Bartiaux, and Mithra Moezzi

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a critical overview of technical, economic, social, and cultural aspects of energy demand. Comparative data from different countries show upward trends in both the efficiency ... More


Increasing Access to Clean Energy in Africa: Challenges and Initiatives  

Fui S. Tsikata, Abeeku Brew-Hammond, and Y. B. Osafo

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Africa's development is weighed down by the fact that energy consumption and access to modern energy services are the lowest in the world today. A relatively small number of African countries are ... More


The Energy Access Practitioner Network

Richenda Van Leeuwen and Yasemin Erboy

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the challenges of energy access from a practitioner perspective by providing an overview of the inception and activities of the Energy Access Practitioner Network, which ... More


Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development Goal 7

Govinda Timilsina and Kalim U. Shah

in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals: Insights from Agriculture, Health, Environment, and Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190949501
eISBN:
9780197528907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949501.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Since billions of people from the developing world do not have access to electricity and fuels for cooking, the United Nations specified universal access to modern energy as the seventh sustainable ... More


Universal Access to Modern Energy Services: The Centrality of the Law

Yinka Omorogbe

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the role that law plays in the enablement and empowerment of the world’s energy poor, with a particular focus on Africa, and in doing so, provides the rationale for the ... More


Achieving Access to Modern Energy Services: A Study of Legal Strategies

Adrian J Bradbrook

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of the societal problems and the poverty trap created in developing countries where universal access to energy services does not exist. It relates the efforts made ... More


The Impact of the Water–Energy Nexus in Realizing Sustainable Access to Water and Energy

Nkiruka Chidia Maduekwe and Cheri-Leigh Young

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Access to water and energy have been identified as integral elements necessary to realizing sustainable development and the principal goal of poverty eradication as indicated in the SGD goals. These ... More


A Gender Aware Approach to Legal and Policy Strategies for Achieving Access to Modern Energy Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Judith Gardam

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book chapter first outlines the facts in relation to energy and poverty globally, with a particular emphasis on the sub-Saharan Africa region. Secondly, the impact of gender on how energy ... More


Achieving Effective Law and Policy Frameworks for Access to Sustainable Energy in Africa— A Multidimensional Effort

Yinka Omorogbe and Ada Okoye Ordor

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter highlights some common themes which the editors see as significant research findings. The ubiquitous nature of energy is at once the most obvious and yet the most surprising realization. ... More


Energy and Water: A Critical Linkage

Allan Hoffman

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Energy poverty refers to the situation of large numbers of people in developing countries whose well-being is affected by low consumption of energy, use of polluting fuels, and excessive time spent ... More


Energy, Disability, and the Law in Africa

Azizat O Amoloye-Adebayo and Nnenna Joy Eboh

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses how the concept of disability is understood in most African communities and how this conception is linked to access to modern energy services and development of the law. It ... More


Article 59 TFEU

Jonathan Tomkin

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.143
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 52 EC In order to achieve the liberalisation of a specific service, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after ... More


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