Renewable Energy for Rural Sustainability in Developing Countries

  title={Renewable Energy for Rural Sustainability in Developing Countries},
  author={Judith Alazraque-Cherni},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology \& Society},
  pages={105 - 114}
This article establishes the benefits of applying renewable energy and analyzes the main difficulties that have stood in the way of more widely successful renewable energy for rural areas in the developing world and discusses why outcomes from these technologies fall short. Although there is substantial recognition of technological, economic, institutional, and other supply-side barriers that have generally interfered with success, the household and other stake-holders have been left outside… 

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