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Meeting on Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Development


In May 2002 UNEP and the International Energy Agency (IEA) held a meeting on power sector reform and sustainable development. Participants came from energy and development institutions in both the North and South, governments, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs and the private sector.

Proceedings are available in PDF format. Estimated download time at 28.8 kbps is indicated in parenthesis.

All the documents shown below - zip file  (12 minutes)

Agenda  (1 minute)
Summary  (1 minute)
Participants  (1 minute)
Social and environmental impacts
Power Sector Restructuring and Environment: Trends, Policies, and GEF Experience, Martinot - Global Environment Facility (1 minute)
Power Sector Reform Issues - the Regional Context
North America
  The California experience: From Deregulation Disaster to Flexible Power, Bradshaw - University of California Davis, Clark - Aalborg University (1 minute)
  Member States’ responses to the EU Electricity Directive, Wohlgemuth - University of Klagenfurt  (1 minute)
  Developments Since 1997 in the UK Power Sector: Environmental and Social Consequences, MacKerron - NERA  (1 minute)
  Transfer of Power Sector Reforms. What Worked in Western Countries. How Can a Reform be Carried Out in The Developing World !?, Moen - NVE, Norway  (1 minute)
  Social and Environmental Impacts of Power Sector Reform in Hungary, Molnar - Energy Centre  (1 minute)
  Electricity Sector Restructuring in Russia: Mismatching Goals and Strategies, Bashmakov- Center for Energy Efficiency  (2 minutes)
Latin America
  Power Sector Reform: a Retrospective Analysis, Bouille - Bariloche Foundation  (xx minutes)
  Lessons learned from the Chilean power sector reform, Márquez - Universidad de Chile  (1 minute)
  Uphill Struggle for Public Benefits. Lessons from Electricity Reform in South Asia, Dubash - World Resources Institute  (1 minute)
  The Indonesian experience of social and environmental impact of power sector reform, Salim - Pelangi  (7 minutes)
  Widening access in the context of power sector reform – an overview of the institutional challenges in Africa, Redwood-Sawyerr - University of Sierra Leone  (2 minutes)
  Integration of Social and Environmental Concerns Into Power Sector Reform : Senegal’s Experience, Fall - Power Sector Regulatory Commission, Senegal  (1 minute)


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