Guidelines to Introduce Biomass Systems in Decentralised Electrification Programmes for MDG Achievement in the Sub Saharan African Context. Case Studies of Two Reference Countries: Ghana & Mozambique

P. Arranz-Piera, F. Horta & E. Velo
Access to sustainable energy is vital for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). In the current context of reviewing the MDG fulfilment status, the situation in Sub-Saharan Africa is poignant: 2 out of 3 families, mainly in rural areas, live without electricity or access to modern energy services. At the same time, decentralised small-scale renewable energy based solutions have proofed to be the only viable option for users with low or very low energy demands,...