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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Energy

DFID’s energy policy framework which was established in 2015, has three objectives:   These are aimed to be delivered through a mix of approaches, which is dependent on the context: Electricity provision solutions: On-grid, mini-grid (stand-alone grid) or off-grid DFID’s technical and funding support: TA to public sector, TA and capital for start-ups or research […]

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved manufacturing

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at improving manufacturing.

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved urban and infrastructure governance

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at improving urban and infrastructure governance.

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved infrastructure services

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at the infrastructure sector.

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved energy services

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at the energy sector.

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Increasing access to clean, affordable energy in underserved communities – the case of Zambia

Low levels of access to clean and affordable electricity remain a major barrier to development across much of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). About 600m Africans do not have access to electricity. However, in recent years, increasing sales of stand-alone Solar Home Systems (SHS) have offered a solution to many households that might otherwise have waited many […]

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Energy: Mini-grid electrification in Sierra Leone

ICED developed a business case for mini-grid electrification in remote communities in Sierra Leone using innovative private-sector business models

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ESMAP Conference – highlights and opportunities

In December, the ICED facility hosted a number of Quarterly Lessons Learnt (QLL) sessions. Attached are slides from the  session sharing highlights and opportunities from the ESMAP Conference. The session was supplemented with case studies from the ICED facility drawing from our recent work in system planning and NDCs, Sierra Leone, on and off grid, and the […]

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Understanding GHG in Gas to power value chains

When investing in power generation a series of trade-offs are made between Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions occurring during generation, and GHG emissions created along the energy value chain from extraction to consumption. With natural gas a key resource in many DFID-supported countries, ICED research investigated emissions trade-offs between locating a gas-fired power plant close to […]

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Opportunities in renewable Energy in South Asia

The business case for large scale deployment of renewable energy technologies in developing countries is gaining momentum. There is growing awareness that renewable energy can play a key role in addressing climate change, creating new economic opportunities, and providing energy access to those living without modern energy services. This paper looks at some of the […]

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