Socioeconomic implications of the wider use
Of bio-energy and wind energy technologies

By Timothy Ranja and Mary Muthoni - 1995, 13 pp

Summary: Renewable energy technologies dissemination in Eastern and Southern Africa has been slow despite the efforts made over the last ten years. This paper addresses the development and role of renewable energy in Estern and Southern Africa with emphasis on bio-energy and wind energy. Experiences in the dissemination of renewable energy technologies in the region are reviewed and factors affecting the dissemination these technologies are briefly analyzed.

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Table of contents

1 - Status of dissemination of bio-energy and wind energy technologies

2 - Factors influencing the dissemination

3 - Socioeconomic implications of use of bio-energy and wind energy technologies

4 - Conclusion