|Title||Informing the Financing of Universal Energy Access: An Assessment of Current Financial Flows|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Bazilian M, Nussbaumer P, Gualberti G, Haites E, Levi M, Siegel J, Kammen DM, Fenhann J|
|Journal||The Electricity Journal|
Energy poverty is widely recognized as a major obstacle to economic and social development and poverty alleviation. A brief analysis of the current macro financial flows in the electricity and gas distribution sectors in developing countries suggests that the ‘funding gap’ is, at minimum, a factor of five less than that required for universal household access to electricity. However, data paucity remains a significant obstacle to further, more refined analysis.
|Short Title||The Electricity Journal|
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