Department of Economics


Tackling energy access for sustainable development

The challenge of providing poor people with access to energy services requires a broader and more ambitious approach, according to a new working paper from the IDS-based STEPS Centre. Access to energy is a key development priority. Yet current international arrangements to tackle energy access and climate change, based on technology transfer and finance, are failing to produce real development, according to the authors.

Click here for the paper, 'Energy pathways in low carbon development: From technology transfer to socio-technical transformation'

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By: Danielle King
Last updated: Thursday, 17 November 2011