External Journals

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Regulating for Clean Electricity and Heat in Poor Households: The roles of the South African Development State and Private Sector

  • Year: 2013
  • Author(s): Du Plooy, P. Boiling Point Issue 61, Climate Change: Adaptation, Resilience and Energy Security


There is a role for a developmental state to drive access to modern energy throughout the economy, but particularly for poor households. While the technological solutions are understood, implementing them needs a policy and regulatory environment that encourages investment in these technologies by households, governments and the private sector.