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Air pollution in urban areas is one of the most severe environmental problems facing developing and transition economies. In Chile, many cities exceed the World Health Organization's norms for ambient…

7 December 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Understanding how electricity demand responds to the ambient temperature is critical for the safe and efficient operation of the power system. Examining an extended series of daily electricity records…

31 October 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Vietnam

This work explores the consequences that different energy poverty definitions and measures might have for the identification of the energy poor. Using the 2017 National Survey of Public Energy…

5 March 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Energy has been called the “golden thread” that connects economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, but important knowledge gaps exist on the impacts of low- and middle-income…

6 October 2020 | Peer Reviewed | China, Chile, Sweden, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Central America, Global Hub

This paper contributes to the growing literature on energy poverty in developing countries. We use a dynamic probit estimator on three rounds of panel data from urban Ethiopia to estimate a model of…

29 July 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia, Global Hub

To alleviate environmental problems and accelerate households’ energy transition to cleaner fuel, the Chinese government has enforced a household heating energy transition program in the Jing-Jin-Ji…

5 June 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | China

Cooking with solid fuels and inefficient cookstoves has adverse consequences for health, environment, and human well-being. Despite the promise of improved cookstoves to reduce these impacts, adoption…

29 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

This article presents an historical account of patterns of household fuelwood use in Mexico from 1960 until the present. The results of scenarios outlining the likely evolution of future fuelwood use…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

This paper reviews the experience of a for-profit firm in Rwanda promoting biomass pellets and a fan micro-gasification improved cookstove as a clean cooking alternative to charcoal. Consumers…

29 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

Bioenergy is the largest renewable energy source in Mexico with an estimated 4–9% of total current energy demand. There are large uncertainties and contrasting estimates regarding its current extent…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |