1st Edition

Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Policies and Programmes

Edited By Suzana Tavares da Silva, Gabriela Prata Dias Copyright 2020
    316 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    316 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This book presents a comparative analysis of energy efficiency policies in developing countries.

    Although there is a vast amount of literature available about renewable energy policy and implementation in the developing world, energy efficiency tends to lack attention. This book fills this lacuna by examining the current state of the field and scope for future improvements. Drawing on a wide range of case studies including Brazil, China and Chile, the authors use a comparative approach to examine the policies and programmes being implemented, looking at the existing legal frameworks and regulatory challenges. By showcasing stories of success, as well as barriers to energy efficiency, they highlight the opportunities for increased energy access and efficiency and demonstrate how these opportunities may directly impact on climate change mitigation.

    This volume will be a useful resource for scholars and practitioners with an interest in energy policy and efficiency, climate change and international development.

    Part 1: Overview of Energy Efficiency Policies and Programmes and their Implementation

    1. Energy Efficiency Policies and Programmes in Developing Countries: A Handful of Opportunities
    2. Suzana Tavares da Silva and Gabriela Prata Dias

      Part 2: Policy and Regulatory Challenges

    3. Legal Framework and Public Policies on Energy Efficiency in Spain and Chile
    4. Roberto Galán Vioque and Patricio Masbernat

    5. Regulating Energy Efficiency in Brazil
    6. Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier, Patrícia Borba Vilar Guimarães and Renata Karla Coutinho da Silva

    7. Energy Efficiency Policy as a Tool for Development: Insights from Cabo Verde
    8. Anildo Costa and Gustavo Rochette

    9. Legal Framework and Public Policies on Energy Efficiency in Some Portuguese Speaking Countries: Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, East-Timor and São Tomé
    10. Marta Costa Santos and Joana Neto

    11. Linkages Between National Targets for Energy Efficiency and NDCs in South America: Cases of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia
    12. Valeria Zambianchi

    13. A Review of China's Energy Efficiency Policies and Programmes for the Industrial Sector since 1990
    14. Xianli Zhu

    15. Uruguay: A Small Giant in Terms of Energy Efficiency Policy and Regulation
    16. María Eugenia Bagnulo Cedrez

    17. The Impact of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s Demand Side Management Programme and Incentives for Small Power Producers for Energy Efficiency in Thailand
    18. Apiradee Kongcharoen Kongcharoen, Wantida Saisuwan and Katipote Sinsoongsud

    19. Energy Efficiency Policies and Programmes in Kenya
    20. Ksenia Petrichenko, Mark Lister and Joseph Njuguna

    21. High-impact Opportunities for Energy Efficiency: A Case Study of Improved Cookstoves in Ghana
    22. Lana Schertzer, Jyoti Prasad Painuly, Jacob Ipsen Hansen, Emmanuel Ackom and Francis Kemausuor

    23. Energy Efficiency Policies and Programmes in Eastern Partnership and Central Asia Countries: The Role of the Energy Charter PEEREA Review process
    24. Bilyana Petkova-Chobanova, Tamara Babayan and Igor Gorovykh

      PART 3: New Trends in Energy Efficiency Implementation Tools

    25. Behavioural Insights for Energy Efficiency Improvement in Developing Country Cities
    26. Xianli Zhu

    27. Sustainability Indicators of District Energy System and their Applications in Pilot Cities of India and Malaysia
    28. Zhuolun Chen, Benjamin Hickman, Xiaojian Duan, Sonja Malicevic and Lily Riahi

    29. Regulations and Incentive Policy Framework for District Energy System Development: An Analysis in India
    30. Zhuolun Chen, Benjamin Hickman, Lily Riahi and Yin Zhang

    31. Integration of Low Carbon Technologies into District Heating Systems of Developing Countries of Cold Climatic Zones: The Case of Mongolia
    32. Romanas Savickas

    33. Policy Measures for Improved Energy Efficiency in the Road Transport Sector
    34. Jorge Rogat

    35. Electric Vehicles Penetration in India for Enhanced Energy Efficiency Deployment in the Transport Sector
    36. Subash Dhar, Minal Pathak, Priyadarshi Shukla and Anurag Gupta

    37. Energy Efficiency in the Georgian Building Sector

    Clara Camarasa and Ksenia Petrichenko


    Suzana Tavares da Silva is a public law professor at the University of Coimbra, Portugal and Justice at the Portuguese Administrative Supreme Court

    Gabriela Prata Dias is a geographer and is currently Head of the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency and Head of Strategy at UNEP DTU Partnership, Denmark