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Sustainable rural electrification planning in developing countries: a proposal for electrification of isolated communities of Venezuela

Author
López-González, A.; Ferrer-Martí, L.; Domenech, B.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Energy policy
Date of publication
2019-06-01
Volume
129
First page
327
Last page
338
DOI
10.1016/j.enpol.2019.02.041
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/171146 Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421519301247 Open in new window
Abstract
Small-scale renewable energy technologies offer impoverished rural communities in developing countries the ability to overcome extreme poverty and improve their living conditions. Unfortunately, most presented frameworks for rural electrifications have not adequately addressed the three cores of energy trilemma. This paper proposes a methodology of rural electrification planning to overcome the three cores of the energy trilemma (environment, security and equity), considering four sustainability...
Citation
López-González, A.; Ferrer-Martí, L.; Domenech, B. Sustainable rural electrification planning in developing countries: a proposal for electrification of isolated communities of Venezuela. "Energy policy", 1 Juny 2019, vol. 129, p. 327-338.
Keywords
Energy trilemma, Renewable energy technologies, Rural electrification planning, Sustainability dimensions, Venezuela
Group of research
SCOM - Supply Chain and Operations Management

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