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Advancing Heating Services Beyond the Last Mile [electronic resource] : Central Asia Pilot Experience with High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions Heating Technologies.

Author/Creator:
World Bank Group.
Other Title:
World Bank other research.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : The World Bank, 2019.
Series:
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program Papers.
World Bank e-Library.
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program Papers.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource
Local subjects:
Energy. (search)
Energy Policies and Economics. (search)
Summary:
In cold-climate regions of developing countries, access to a reliable and affordable heat supply is critical to the well-being of the rural and peri-urban poor, who enjoy only limited access to district heating, natural gas, and electricity networks. Most of them have long relied on solid fuel-fired, traditional heating stoves or simple low-pressure boilers (LPBs), which are fuel-inefficient, leaky, and highly polluting both indoors and outside. Having access to high-efficiency, low-emissions (HELE) heating stoves offers under-served households a cost-effective, intermediate solution until fuel-switching to gas or electricity is possible. Recent World Bank- supported winter heating pilot programs in the Central Asian countries of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan brought to market a small number of advanced, solid fuel-fired space heating and cooking stoves. This technical report aims to document the Central Asia pilot experience with HELE heating technologies and their potential use as a cost-effective, intermediate solution for millions of underserved households for improving health and reducing household air pollution, energy poverty, and climate impacts.
Contributor:
World Bank Group.
Publisher Number:
10.1596/31282
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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