January 30, 2011

Quantifying Carbon and Distributional Benefits of Solar Home System Programs in Bangladesh

by Limin Wang, Sushenjit Bandyopadhyay, Mac Cosgrove-Davies and Hussain Samad

- Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology, such as solar home systems, to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. Using a purposely collected national household survey, this study quantifies the carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh.

Wang, L., S. Bandyopadhyay, M. Cosgrove-Davies and H. Samad (2011). "Quantifying Carbon and Distributional Benefits of Solar Home System Programs in Bangladesh." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. WPS 5545, Jan 2011.