"Governments first need to give greater priority to investment in the power sector. Most of the investment in energy is for extraction and export, resulting in years of underinvestment. Governments and organisations in the power sector need to…"
"To answer the second question we first need to recognize that there are differences in energy markets. For thermal energy there is a household market for fuels and cook stoves, which can be quite different from the market for fuels…"
"I think the energy ‘gap’ has several dimensions.
Lack of access to clean fuels imposes a physical and health burden on women and girls, for fuel collection, and unimproved biomass stoves are the cause of disease and premature deaths.
I am Andrew Scott, a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, based in London. My research interests include questions concerned with energy access and the transition to low carbon energy systems."