An Economic Evaluation of Small-scale Distributed Electricity Generation Technologies
Article from: OGEL 1 (2004), in Electricity Law and Regulation
Numerous renewable and small-scale distributed generation (DG) technologies have now progressed to the stage where their technical feasibility has been proven and full-scale projects have been successfully implemented worldwide. These technologies hold the potential to help provide basis electricity service to the nearly two billion people who have are without access to grid-connected power. This paper surveys the available DG technologies and models their economic performance in rural areas of India with particular emphasis on comparing the costs of hybrid DG systems with conventional ...