This report describes the four basic types of on- and off-grid small power producers emerging in Africa and highlights the regulatory and policy questions that must be answered by electricity regulators, rural energy agencies, and ministries to promote commercially sustainable investments by private operators and community organizations.While both the hybrid and diesel generators supply mini-grids, they provide very different levels of electricity service. Hence, the basic weakness of the electrification ladder in table 2.2 is that it defines levels of electrification in terms ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||From the Bottom Up|
|Author||:||Bernard Tenenbaum, Chris Greacen, Tilak Siyambalapitiya, James Knuckles|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2014-01-23|