agEnergy in Developing Countries

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Energy in Developing Countries o There is unequal global energy consumption   1.6 billion people do not have  access to adequate energy services o residue) and is used mainly for cooking and lighting o Electricity and petroleum-based fuels are unaffordable LEDC’s are facing 2 main (overlapping) problems in the energy sector: o Widespread use of traditional sources of energy, with inefficient production  processes o Highly uneven distribution and use of modern energy sources Furthermore, simply supplying more ‘modern energy’ would not necessarily result in  people abandoning their traditional practices. Policy should be designed to increase the efficiency and sustainability of traditional  energy production whilst accelerating social transition to clean energy sources. ---
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course AG 3306 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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