Non-Economic Determinants of Energy Use in Rural Areas of South Africa

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This project will begin to determine the forces and dimensions in rural energy-use patterns and begin to address policy and implementation needs for the future. This entails: Forecasting the social and economic benefits that electrification is assumed to deliver regarding education and women's lives; Assessing negative perceptions of users, which have been established through the slow uptake of electricity; Making recommendations as to how these perceptions could be addressed in policy development and in the continuing electrification program; Making recommendations to policy makers on how to support and make optimal use of current energy-use practices where these are socio-economically sound; ... continued below

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Annecke, W. (Energy and Development Research Center, University of Cape Town, South Africa) March 29, 1999.

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This project will begin to determine the forces and dimensions in rural energy-use patterns and begin to address policy and implementation needs for the future. This entails: Forecasting the social and economic benefits that electrification is assumed to deliver regarding education and women's lives; Assessing negative perceptions of users, which have been established through the slow uptake of electricity; Making recommendations as to how these perceptions could be addressed in policy development and in the continuing electrification program; Making recommendations to policy makers on how to support and make optimal use of current energy-use practices where these are socio-economically sound; Identifying misinformation and wasteful practices; and Other recommendations, which will significantly improve the success of the rural electrification program in a socio-economically sound manner, as identified in the course of the work.

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  • Other: DE00006706
  • Report No.: NREL/SR-620-25868
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/6706 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6706
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708615

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Annecke, W. (Energy and Development Research Center, University of Cape Town, South Africa). Non-Economic Determinants of Energy Use in Rural Areas of South Africa, report, March 29, 1999; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708615/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.