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TitleEnergy in Africa [electronic resource] : Policy, Management and Sustainability / edited by Sola Adesola, Feargal Brennan
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
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Descript XXI, 237 p. 10 illus. online resource


Bringing together conceptual, theoretical and evidence-based contributions from a diverse set of experts, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of energy in Africa, from a management perspective. Taking a closer look at the global energy environment and security in developing areas of the region, the authors discuss the significance of energy policy to the socio-economic growth of the continent. This important book tackles the challenge of ensuring sustainability in Africa and focuses on both fossil fuels and renewable energy. Essential reading for researchers interested in energy management, sustainability, and energy policy, this noteworthy collection of interdisciplinary contributions provides examples of effective energy management in Africa


Chapter 1. Introduction to Energy in Africa: Policy, Management and Sustainability; Sola Adesola and Feargal Brennan -- Part I. Policy and Cross-cutting Issues -- Chapter 2. Brexit and Trumpism: The Renaissance of Protectionism and Nationalism and its Effect on the 21st Century African Energy Policy; Kenneth Aidelojie -- Chapter 3. The Impact and Role of the Regulator on Electricity Market Growth and Sustainability in a Developing Economy: The Case of Nigeria; Joy O. Ogaji and Stephen O. T. Ogaji -- Part II. Management and Cross-cutting Issues -- Chapter 4. Stakeholder Engagement and the Sustainable Environmental Management of Oil-contaminated Sites in Nigeria; George Prpich, Kabari Sam and Frédeéric Coulon -- Chapter 5. Cooperatives' Potential to Diffuse Appropriate Solar Technologies in Uganda; Ahmed Mutunzi Kitunzi and Shailendra Vyakarnam -- 6. The Evolving International Gas Market and Energy Security in Nigeria; Tade Oyewunmi -- Part III. Energy Transition: Clean Technology, Sustainability and Affordability -- Chapter 7. Clean Technologies and Innovation in Energy; Tosin Somorin, Ayodeji Sowale, Adefolakemi Serifat Ayodele, Mobolaji Shemfe and Athanasios Kolios -- Chapter 8. Renewable Energy in Africa: Policies, Sustainability and Affordability; Augustine O. Ifelebuegu and Peter Ojo -- Chapter 9. Conclusions and Emerging Perspectives on Africa's Energy: Can Multiple Perspectives on Energy Management Inform Policy and Practice?; Sola Adesola and Feargal Brennan

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