Ivan Nygaard

Ivan Nygaard

Chief Scientific Advisor

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Bygning FN Byen, rum 3.9.33

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2019
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Local content requirements in auction schemes for renewable energy: Enabler of local industrial development in developing countries?

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Morris, Mike ; Robbins, Glen

Type: Working paper (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2019

2018
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The uptake and diffusion of solar power in Africa: Socio-cultural and political insights on a rapidly emerging socio-technical transition

Ockwell, David ; Byrne, Rob ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Haselip, James ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Energy Research and Social Science, vol: 44, pages: 122-129

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.033

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Flood management in urban Senegal: an actor-oriented perspective on national and transnational adaptation interventions

Schaer, Caroline ; Thiam, Mame Demba ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Climate and Development, vol: 10, issue: 3, pages: 243-258

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2017.1291405

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Market for the integration of smaller wind turbines in mini-grids in Kenya

Nygaard, Ivan ; Gichungi, Henry ; Larsen, Thomas Hebo ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Cronin, Tom ; Davis, Neil ; Chitechi, Ernest ; Kago, Elizabeth ; Højgaard, Jeppe Wang

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2018

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Off-grid access to electricity innovation challenge

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Larsen, Thomas Hebo ; Palit, Debajit ; Muchunko, Charles
Publisher: Technical University of Denmark, Report name: Off-grid access to electricity innovation challenge, (ISBN: 978-87-93458-57-4), pages: 47-54

Type: Report chapter (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018

 

Sustainability transitions in developing countries: Stocktaking, new contributions and a research agenda

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Romijn, Henny ; Wieczorek, Anna ; Kamp, Linda M. ; Klerkx, Laurens
in: Environmental Science and Policy, vol: 84, pages: 198-203

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.11.009

 

System building in the Kenyan electrification regime: The case of private solar mini-grid development

Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Energy Research & Social Science, vol: 42, pages: 211-223

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.03.010

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The rise and fall of foreign private investment in the jatropha biofuel value chain in Ghana

Nygaard, Ivan ; Bolwig, Simon
in: Environmental Science & Policy, vol: 84, pages: 224-234

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2018     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.08.007

2017
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Access to electricity in rural Africa - from donor support to innovative business models

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Larsen, Thomas Hebo
part of: Book of Abstracts, Sustain 2017, 2017, Technical University of Denmark
Presented at:
Sustain 2017

Type: Conference abstract in proceedings (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017

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Evolution of the Jatropha Biofuel Niche in Ghana

Nygaard, Ivan ; Bolwig, Simon

Type: Working paper (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017

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Feasibility of wind power integration in weak grids in non-coastal areas of Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Nørgård, Per Bromand ; Badger, Jake ; Dewilde, Luc
in: A I M S Energy, vol: 5, issue: 3, pages: 557-584

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.3934/energy.2017.3.557

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How can we stimulate and exploit a market in Africa for small wind turbines

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
WIND ENERGY DENMARK 2017

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital) (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017

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Measures for diffusion of solar PV in selected African countries

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix
in: International Journal of Sustainable Energy, vol: 36, issue: 7, pages: 707-721

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2015.1086768

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Policy and planning related to climate change in developing countries

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
launch of DTU Launch of Renewable Energy Policy, Planning and Integration Advice Group (REPLI)

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017

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Working in a broad partnership in the Kenya Miniwind Project

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Danida Market Development Partnership's Information Meeting

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2017

2016
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Exploring product development possibilities and alternative uses of PV solar cells in Ghana

Adomdza, Gordon K. ; McBagonluri, Fred ; Kemausour, Francis ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Lauritzen, Hanne

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2016

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Lignocellulosic residues for production of electricity, biogas or second generation biofuel: A case study of technical and sustainable potential of rice straw in Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Dembelé, Filifing ; Daou, Ibrahima ; Mariko, Adama ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Coulibaly, Nanourou ; Borgstrøm, Rasmus L. ; Beck Bruun, Thilde
in: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol: 61, pages: 202–212

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2016     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.03.023

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Niche development and upgrading in the PV value chain

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer
part of: EU-SPRI Conference Lund 2016 , pages: 247-248, 2016
Presented at:
2016 Annual Conference of the EU-SPRI Forum

Type: Conference abstract in proceedings (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2016

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Utility led rural electrification in Morocco: combining grid extension, mini-grids, and solar home systems

Nygaard, Ivan ; Dafrallah, Touria
in: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, vol: 5, issue: 2, pages: 155–168

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2016     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wene.165

2015
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Assessment of technical potential and selected sustainability impacts of second generation bioenergy in Ghana

Kemausuor, Francis ; Addo, Ahmad (Supervisor) ; Ofori, Emmanuel (Supervisor) ; Darkwah, Lawrence (Supervisor) ; Bolwig, Simon ; Nygaard, Ivan

Type: Ph.D. thesis

Status: Published     |    År: 2015

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Private sector investment in the biofuel value chain in Ghana seen in an innovation system perspective

Nygaard, Ivan ; Bolwig, Simon
Presented at:
International Sustainable Transition Conference

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2015

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Prospects for bioenergy use in Ghana using Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning model

Kemausuor, Francis ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Mackenzie, Gordon A.
in: Energy, vol: 93, issue: Part 1, pages: 672–682

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2015     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2015.08.104

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Review of solar PV policies, interventions and diffusion in East Africa

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol: 46, pages: 236–248

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2015     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.02.046

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The conceptual and practical challenges to technology categorisation in the preparation of technology needs assessments

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer
in: Climatic Change, vol: 131, issue: 3, pages: 371-385

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: E-pub ahead of print     |    År: 2015     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-015-1367-5

2014
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Measures for diffusion of solar PV are aligned in technology action plans for 6 countries in the African region

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
1st Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014

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Measures for the Diffusion of Solar PV are Aligned in Technology Action Plans for Six Countries in Africa

Nygaard, Ivan ; Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Mackenzie, Gordon A.
part of: 1st Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference Proceedings, pages: 141-150, 2014, WIP - Renewable Energies
Presented at:
1st Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Type: Article in proceedings (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5071/1stAfricaPVSEC2014-3AO.2.3

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Measures identified in technology action plans to enhance national capacity

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
UNFCCC (Technology Executive Committee) workshop on Strengthening national systems of innovation in developing countries

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014

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Prospects for investment in large-scale, grid-connected solar energy in Africa

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Conference on Sustainable Energy Investments in Africa - Engaging the Private Sector

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014

 

Review of Solar PV Market Development in East Africa

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Nygaard, Ivan
part of: 1st Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference Proceedings, 2014, WIP - Renewable Energies
Presented at:
1st Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Type: Article in proceedings (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5071/1stAfricaPVSEC2014-3BV.3.2

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Review of Solar PV Market Development in East Africa

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Pedersen, Mathilde Brix ; Nygaard, Ivan

Type: Working paper (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014

 

Sustainable energy transitions in emerging economies: The formation of a palm oil biomass waste-to-energy niche in Malaysia 1990–2011

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Energy Policy, vol: 66, pages: 666-676

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2014     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.11.028

2013
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Enhancing access to green electricity in Africa – The role of off-grid and mini-grids

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Danida Development Days 2013

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2013

 

Transnational linkages and sustainable transitions in emerging countries: Exploring the role of donor interventions in niche development

Hansen, Ulrich Elmer ; Nygaard, Ivan
in: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, vol: 8, pages: 1-19

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2013     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2013.07.001

2012
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Agricultural residues for energy production in Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Beck Bruun, Thilde ; Traoré, Oumar Fatogama ; Dembélé, Filifeng ; Dao, Ibrahim ; Mariko, Adama ; Coulibaly, Nanourou ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Borgstrøm, Rasmus

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Applications de productiond’énergie éolienne et solaire au Mali :évaluation basée sur les cartes des ressources éoliennes et solaires du Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Nørgård, Per Bromand ; Dewilde, Luc ; Badger, Jake ; Olander Rasmussen, Mads ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Ouattara, Ousmane ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Maiga, Alhousseini Issa ; Diarra, Souleimane ; Coulibaly, Nanourou

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Estimation des ressources éoliennes et solaires au Mali

Badger, Jake ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Olander Rasmussen, Mads ; Larsen, Søren Ejling ; Guidon, Nicolas ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Dewilde, Luc ; Nørgård, Per Bromand ; Nygaard, Ivan

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Estimation of wind and solar resources in Mali

Badger, Jake ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Olander Rasmussen, Mads ; Larsen, Søren Ejling ; Guidon, Nicolas ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Dewilde, Luc ; Nørgård, Per Bromand ; Nygaard, Ivan

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Etude de préfaisabilité d'une centrale électrique à paille de riz

Fock, Felicia ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Maiga, Aliou ; Kone, Boureima ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Coulibaly, Nanourou ; Ouattara, Ousmane

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Modernizing Bioenergy

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Workshop on Sustainable Energy for All: Powering Africa

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Pre-feasibility study for an electric power plant based on rice straw

Fock, Felicia ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Maiga, Aliou ; Kone, Boureima ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Coulibaly, Nanourou ; Ouattara, Ousmane

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Résidus agricoles pour la production de l'energie au Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Beck Bruun, Thilde ; Traoré, Oumar Fatogama ; Dembélé, Filifeng ; Dao, Ibrahim ; Mariko, Adama ; Coulibaly, Nanourou ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Borgstrøm, Rasmus

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Rural Electrification Approaches in West Africa

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
International Workshop on Financial and Institutional Challenges facing Off-grid electrification

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

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Screening of feasible applications of wind and solar in Mali: Assessment using the wind and solar maps for Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Nørgård, Per Bromand ; Dewilde, Luc ; Olander Rasmussen, Mads ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Ouattara, Ousmane ; Kamissoko, Famakan ; Maiga, Alhousseini Issa ; Diarra, Souleimane ; Coulibaly, Nanourou

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2012

2011
2010
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Institutional options for rural energy access: Exploring the concept of the multifunctional platform in West Africa

Nygaard, Ivan
in: Energy Policy, vol: 38, pages: 1192-1201

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2010     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2009.11.009

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Review of national frameworks for involvement of agro-industries in rural electrification

Abdallah, Said Mbogo ; Bertarelli, L. ; Jacobs, A. ; Karekezi, S. ; Kimani, J. ; Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Muzee, K. ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Olsen, Karen Holm ; Shrestha, Bhola

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2010

 

Using modeling, satellite images and existing global datasets for rapid preliminary assessments of renewable energy resources: The case of Mali

Nygaard, Ivan ; Rasmussen, K. ; Badger, Jake ; Nielsen, T.T. ; Hansen, L.B. ; Stisen, S. ; Larsen, Søren Ejling ; Mariko, A. ; Togola, I.
in: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol: 14, issue: 8, pages: 2359-2371

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2010     |    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2010.04.001

2009
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Organisation of rural electrification: The case of Burkina Faso

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
PACEAA training seminar, Kigali (RW), 22 Oct

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2009

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Review of national frameworks for involvement of agro-industries in rural electrification

Abdallah, Said Mbogo ; Bertarelli, L. ; Jacobs, A. ; Karekezi, S. ; Kimani, J. ; Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Muzee, K. ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Olsen, Karen Holm ; Shrestha, Bhola

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2009

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Rural electrification in Sub Saharan Africa in a context of fluctuating oil-prices

Nygaard, Ivan ; Bindner, Henrik W. ; Katic, Ivan
part of: Energy solutions for CO2 emission peak and subsequent decline, pages: 73-84, 2009, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi, Roskilde
Presented at:
Risø International Energy Conference 2009

Type: Article in proceedings

Status: Published     |    År: 2009

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The compatibility of rural electrification and promotion of low-carbon technologies in developing countries - the case of Solar PV for Sub-Saharan Africa

Nygaard, Ivan
in: European Review of Energy Markets, vol: 3, issue: 2, pages: 125-158

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2009

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The Role of Existing SMEs in Developing Low Carbon Energy

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
DIIS conference on Low Carbon Development and Poverty Reduction in Low Income Countries – Opportunities and Challenges for Development Assistance

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2009

2008
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Climate change and energy challenges facing developing countries - with special focus on Sub-saharan Africa

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Sveriges Energiting

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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External support to local institutions: providing political leverage to weaker groups, or sustaining traditional relations of power?

Nygaard, Ivan
in: European Journal of Development Research, vol: 20, issue: 4, pages: 649-665

Type: Journal article (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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Future energy systems to cope with climate and energy challenges

Nygaard, Ivan ; Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Abdallah, Said Mbogo ; Zhou, Peter
Publisher: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi, Report name: Future energy systems to cope with climate and energy challenges, Number: Samfund og systemer, Risø-R-1651, Risø-R-1651(EN), pages: 60-62

Type: Report chapter (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

 

Ideas for concrete energy interventions in Africa

Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Painuly, J.P.

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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Regional developments in energy systems, economics and climate

Nygaard, Ivan ; Mackenzie, Gordon A. ; Abdallah, Said Mbogo ; Zhou, Peter
Publisher: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi, Report name: Regional developments in energy systems, economics and climate, Number: Samfund og systemer, Risø-R-1651, Risø-R-1651(EN), pages: 46-49

Type: Report chapter (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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Renewable energy resources in Mali - preliminary mapping

Nygaard, Ivan ; Badger, Jake ; Larsen, Søren Ejling ; Rasmussen, Kjeld ; Nielsen, Thomas Theis ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Mariko, Adama ; Togola, Ibrahim

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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Ressources énergétiques renouvelables du Mali - cartographie préliminaire

Nygaard, Ivan ; Badger, Jake ; Larsen, Søren Ejling ; Rasmussen, Kjeld ; Nielsen, Thomas Theis ; Hansen, Lars Boye ; Mariko, Adama ; Togola, Ibrahim

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

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Universal energy access and rural electrification in developing countries: Promoting investment in clean energy technologies

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
BP Madrid forum on energy and sustainability

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2008

2007
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Access to Energy: Experiences, Challenges and Dilemmas

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Danida Development Days

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2007

 

Energy Security and Sustainability in Africa

Nygaard, Ivan ; Wamukonya, N.

Type: Report

Status: Published     |    År: 2007

 

Révision organisationnelles d'ERD et principes ABR

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
Direction Générale de l’Energie (DGE)

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2007

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Synthèse et recommandation

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
L'atelier "Renforcer l'impact économique et social de l'Electrification rurale"

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2007

2006
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Energy and development: The difficult encounter at the development interface

Nygaard, Ivan
Presented at:
International Masters Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science

Type: Sound/Visual production (digital)

Status: Published     |    År: 2006

2002
 

Implementing the United Nations convention to combat desertification (CCD). Past experience and future challenges. Proceedings

Marcussen, H.S. ; Nygaard, Ivan ; Reenberg, A.

Type: Book (Peer reviewed)

Status: Published     |    År: 2002

 

Institutions, social processes and power relations at village level - two options for case studies of rural electrification?

Nygaard, I.
part of: Proceedings, pages: 8-41, 2002, University of Copenhagen; Institute of Geography, Copenhagen
Presented at:
Internal workshop

Type: Article in proceedings

Status: Published     |    År: 2002