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This section contains scientific articles, reports and other documents related to energy poverty.

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2018
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Energy is essential to human survival. Supplying energy to all citizens is a requirement for social well-being and for a country’s economic development. The aim of this chapter is to discuss the differences in the availability of electricity around the world, mainly in Brazil, China, India, and...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Melo, S., Guedes, V., Silva, N.F. and Freitas, M.A.V.
2018
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The document presents considerations about small wind technology under context of low carbon technology in Brazil, niches and benefits potential for community. In addition are discussed the nexus between energy potential and development Human index per municipality, besides proposal of regulation...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2012
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Most developing countries include rural electrification programs in their efforts to improve social conditions. There are, however, several obstacles to the evaluation of such programs and therefore of their social, economic, environmental and energy impacts on the target population, particularly...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2011
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In recent years successive Brazilian governments have actively pursued economic and social policies aimed at reducing poverty and promoting social equality and inclusion. In the field of energy, this has meant introducing and implementing programs aimed at expanding the supply of safe and reliable...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Sena, J.A, Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2011
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Most developing countries include rural electrification programs in their efforts to improve social conditions. There are, however, several obstacles to the evaluation of such programs and therefore of their social, economic, environmental and energy impacts on the target population, particularly...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2010
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The aim of this article is to evaluate the impact of rural electrification on the reduction of energy poverty in Brazil through the analysis of 23,000 rural domiciles or rural properties between the years 2000 and 2004. The results indicate a fast change in the profile of energy consumption and a...Read more