Webinar Series: Sustainable Energy in Humanitarian Settings
Productive Uses of Energy (PUE) in Humanitarian Contexts - This webinar will provide an overview of different types of PUE activities in displacement settings, followed by two case studies from Kenya and Rwanda. SELCO Foundation will introduce the topic and Practical Action and Energy for Impact will then share their experiences and lessons learned from Rwanda. SNV Kenya will discuss their market-based approach from Kenya. Read more...
Thurs 29 Oct at 11:00 a.m. CET (Registration link)
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= Introduction =
Loas is a land-locked country in the South Asia. In terms of energy generation from renewable energy sources, 56% of energy comes from hydro, 22% from biogas, 11% from solar and the remaining 11% from biomass. Therefore, hydro is the main source for electricity generation in Loas. In terms of primary energy demand, 80% of the demand is met by renewable energy sources and 20% by non renewable energy sources. The renewable energy sources include biomass (68% of the total demand), hydro (12% of the total demand). The non-renewable energy sources include oil (17% of total demand) and coal (3% of the total demand). <ref name="ASEAN">http://aseanrenewables.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/LA-Laos_Rev01.pdf </ref>
= Electricity Situation =
The figure below shows the electricity tariff in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. <ref name="ASEAN">http://aseanrenewables.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/LA-Laos_Rev01.pdf </ref>[[File:Laos Electricity Tariff.PNG|border|671px|Electricity Tariff in Laos|alt=Electricity Tariff in Laos]]
= Introduction =
= Energy Situation =
= Renewable Energy =
For information about the cookstove market in Laos , please refer to the publication: [[:File:The Lao Cookbook - People and Their Stoves.pdf|The Lao Cookbook - People and Their Stoves.pdf]]
= Fossil Fuels =
= Key Problems of the Energy Sector =
= Institutional Set up in the Energy Sector =
= Policy =
Being a member of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Economic Cooperation, it has a potential to cooperate with its neighbouring countries , especially in power trading. The Electricity Laws (1997) sets the background for public-private partnership model while the Investment Laws (2009) provide necessary financial incentives like import duty free, profit tax exemption and subsidies to attract investments.<ref name="ASEAN">http://aseanrenewables.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/LA-Laos_Rev01.pdf </ref>
= References =
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