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By Shonali Pachauri (eds.)

The publication provides a unique socio-economic method of analysing the - ergy procedure and effort intake in India from a family persp- tive. In doing so, it perspectives families because the final end-consumers and estimates and analyses the direct and oblique strength specifications of family intake, either at an combination nationwide point in addition to at a disaggregate family point. furthermore, the paintings contains c- cial elements usually missed via many strength stories which are attribute of such a lot constructing international locations, particularly the significance of non-commercial assets of biomass power within the strength platforms of those international locations, and the large range and inequity within the styles of strength entry and use throughout families with diverse existence and degrees of health. This paintings used to be initiated as a part of my Ph.D. thesis on the Centre for - ergy coverage and Economics (CEPE) on the Swiss Federal Institute of Te- nology in Z urich (ETHZ ). The thesis was once accomplished on the finish of 2002.

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In addition, wood and other biomass collected directly by consumers from the environment before being transported, stored and dried, or subjected to any kind of transformation process can also be termed primary energy. 2. Secondary energy designates energy from all sources of energy that results from transformation of primary sources. , energy of petroleum products obtained from crude oil or of electricity generated in thermal power stations. 3. e. those that buy energy for their own use and not for sale to a third party (be it in the same form or not).

E. ) necessary for the provision of energy services. Indirect energy is sometimes also referred to as embodied or grey energy. e. • commercial energy, which refers to all energy that is bought and sold in a market and includes all fossil energy and electricity; and • non-commercial energy, which refers to energy that is not bought commercially in a market place. For the purposes of simplicity, all biomass energy, whether bought commercially or collected freely from nature, will be referred to as non-commercial in this book.

Eventually policies that eliminate subsidies are desirable to ensure efficiency and financial viability of the sector, but for the short-term, a better targeting of the current subsidies, so that the benefits accrue to those who really need them the most, is needed. Efforts to expand access to electricity include those aimed at either extending the grid to unconnected areas or putting in place incentives and institutions aimed at encouraging decentralised energy solutions. Several efforts were made in the form of national programs for rural electrification and to promote renewable energy technologies in the past.

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