|Rural Energy and Development: Improving Energy Supply for Two Billion People (WB, 1996, 132 p.)|
|Chapter four - Options for rural electrification|
Rural electrification is generally thought of as grid electrification. and this is indeed the most common and most desired means of supply Where load densities are low, however. diesel generators. renewable energy (solar energy. micro-hydro wind, and small biomass-fired generators), and "hybrids" of such options are more cost-effective.