Online Resources

1. List of Databases of Publications

ECREEE (Ecowas Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency): Publications Database. Available at: http://www.ecreee.org/page/publications

Energia Publications Database. Available at: http://www.energia.org/knowledge-centre/latest-publications/

Energy4Impact Publications Database. Available at: http://www.energy4impact.org/publications

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves – Resources Database. Available at: http://cleancookstoves.org/resources/index.html

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Clean Cooking – Catalog. Available at: http://catalog.cleancookstoves.org/

ICRW Resources and Publications Database. Available at: https://www.icrw.org/resources-publications/

 

2. Specific Papers and Reports

Ballasteros et al (2013) Implementation Strategies for Renewable Energy Services in Low-Income, Rural Areas. WRI Issue Brief. Available at: https://www.wri.org/publication/implementation-strategies-renewable-energy-services-low-income-rural-areas

Gardner (2011) Development and Implementation of a Strategy for the Promotion of Solar Water Heating in CARICOM Countries. Available at: http://cipore.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2013/02/Final-Report-Solar-Water-Heating-Strategy-CC-Countries-Devon-Gardner.pdf

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (2016) Empowered Entrepreneur: Training Handbook. Available at: http://cleancookstoves.org/binary-data/RESOURCE/file/000/000/342-1.pdf

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (2016) Measuring Social Impact in the Clean and Efficient Cooking Sector: A How-To Guide. Available at: http://cleancookstoves.org/binary-data/RESOURCE/file/000/000/489-1.pdf

Global Alliance of Clean Cookstoves (2013) Scaling Adoption of Clean Cooking Solutions through Women’s Empowerment. Available at: http://cleancookstoves.org/binary-data/RESOURCE/file/000/000/223-1.pdf

ICRW (2016) “With Solar Sister, Forward We Go”. Available at: https://www.icrw.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Solar-Sister-Qualitative-Assessment.pdf

IEA (2006) Energy for Cooking in Developing Countries. Available at: https://www.iea.org/publications/freepublications/publication/cooking.pdf

Karlsson (2012) Empowering Women in Developing Countries through Energy for Entrepreneurship. Available at: https://ases.conference-services.net/resources/252/2859/pdf/SOLAR2012_0682_full%20paper.pdf

MNRE (2012) Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Field Engineers Training Course. Available at: http://mnre.gov.in/file-manager/UserFiles/Solar-thermal-and-photovoltaic-field-engineer-training-course.pdf

Nepal (2008) Policies for Promoting Investment in Energy Sustainability. A Case Study of Biogas Sector in Nepal. Available at: http://www.oecd.org/investment/globalforum/40311609.pdf

OECD Development Centre (2017) Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: From Subsistence to Performance. Available at: http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/development/unlocking-the-potential-of-youth-entrepreneurship-in-developing-countries_9789264277830-en#.Wgm1Pmi0PIU

Shankar (2015) Strategically engaging women in clean energy solutions for sustainable development and health. Available at: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/631479-Shankar-Women_in%20Clean%20Energy_Solutions.pdf

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (2007) Solar Technology and Sustainable Development: Building on the Solar Dynamics Experience. Available at: https://www.cepal.org/iyd/noticias/pais/3/31463/Barbados_Doc_1.pdf

Winrock (2015) Supporting Energy Entrepreneurs through the Empowered Entrepreneur Training Program. Available at: https://www.winrock.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/EETP-Success-Stories-no-crop.pdf

World Bank (2013) Africa Clean Cooking Energy Solutions Project Resources: Available at: http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/AFRICAEXT/EXTAFRREGTOPENERGY/0,,contentMDK:23310007~pagePK:34004173~piPK:34003707~theSitePK:717306,00.html

 

3. Online Training Courses

Coursera – Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship. Available at: https://www.coursera.org/learn/renewable-energy-entrepreneurship (Sign-up required)

ESMAP – Renewable Energy Training Program. Available at: https://www.esmap.org/node/1354

 

4. Media Resources

Biomass Cookstove

Traditional biomass stove in Lesotho home (Image: B.Parthan)

collective-cookstove-makerere

60 litre communal stove at the CREEC, Makerere University, Uganda (Image: X.Lemaire)

LPG Cooking

Lesotho woman cooking with new LPG hob (Image: B.Parthan)

cookstoves-makerere

An array of cookstoves at the CREEC, Makarere University, Uganda (Image: X.Lemaire)

lesotho-firewood

Collecting firewood in Lesotho (Image: B.Parthan)

Charcoal

Children in front of charcoal for sale in South Africa (Image: B.Parthan)

lpgbottle-lesotho

LPG bottles for sale in Lesotho (Image: B.Parthan)

charcoal-jinja

Charcoal for sale at the roadside in Jinja Municipality, Uganda (Image: X.Lemaire)

lpgstove-lesotho

Efficient LPG stove in Lesotho home (Image: B.Parthan)