Energy access and affordability. Voluntary action plan for Latin America and the Caribbean
Contributor(s): Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE).Series: IDB Technical Note, 1576.Publisher: 2018Description: 44 p. grafs., tbls.Subject(s): Seguridad Energética | Desarrollo Energético | Electrificación Rural | América Latina | Caribe (Región)Online resources: Click here to access online
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Executive summary. A.The vision. B. The background and context. C. Getting to and maintaining universal electricity access. D. Moving beyond basic electricity access to promoting stronger economic and social development. E. Expanding access to clean cooking and residential heat. F. Increasing impact across the several access value-chains. G. Improving energy affordability for all … across the economy. H. Access and affordability in the LAC region: proposed voluntary action plan.
This report from IDB and OLADE sets out a set of voluntary actions to increase energy access in LAC, and it is structured as follow: the vision of the Argentine Presidency for the G20 as it relates to improving energy access and affordability in the LAC region; describes the issues relating to getting to and maintaining universal electricity access; describes actions to use access to promote stronger economic and social development; addresses access to clean cooking and residential heat; sets out various factors that are common to the several forms of energy access and which can increase the effectiveness and impact of access efforts; discusses ways to lower energy costs generally across the economy and thereby enhance energy affordability for all across the economy; and finally sets out voluntary actions to promote energy access.