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Title: Generation and transmission improvements in developing countries

Abstract

This paper discusses new realities in Power Development in Developing Countries as seen by the United Nations, The World Energy Council, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. At the outset, technical assistance given by the United Nations for global sustainability projects is summarized. Power system expansion and interconnection in China, greenhouse gas emission reduction in Egypt, and integrated development of the Arab-Mediterranean Regional and environmental considerations are among the projects that are highlighted. The pressing need of Developing Countries as seen by the World Energy Council to meet energy needs without prejudice to the environment where technological advances in the production, delivery and utilization of electrical energy are central to resolving conflicts between energy and the environment is then discussed. The paper goes on to discuss power system planning in deregulated environments where the Brazilian experience is highlighted. Global dynamics and potential for an integrated African Grid is then examined. Concepts associated with the growing interest in renewable resources in Central and East Africa for domestic, continental and international utilization are synthesized. Current and future energy development proposals are discussed with emphasis on operational reliability as a basis for potential large system design. Given are generalized representations to illustrate hydroelectric potentialmore » of the Central and East African regions and the kind of centralized pool that could be developed as a result. Other studies which include the Africa-Europe and Zaire-Egypt initiatives are also discussed.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Glasgow (GB)
OSTI Identifier:
20001189
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1999; Journal ID: ISSN 0018-9383
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; POWER GENERATION; POWER TRANSMISSION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; UNITED NATIONS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Citation Formats

Hammons, T.J., Willingham, M., Mak, K.N., Da Silva, M., Morozowski, M., and Blyden, B.K. Generation and transmission improvements in developing countries. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1109/60.790948.
Hammons, T.J., Willingham, M., Mak, K.N., Da Silva, M., Morozowski, M., & Blyden, B.K. Generation and transmission improvements in developing countries. United States. doi:10.1109/60.790948.
Hammons, T.J., Willingham, M., Mak, K.N., Da Silva, M., Morozowski, M., and Blyden, B.K. Wed . "Generation and transmission improvements in developing countries". United States. doi:10.1109/60.790948.
@article{osti_20001189,
title = {Generation and transmission improvements in developing countries},
author = {Hammons, T.J. and Willingham, M. and Mak, K.N. and Da Silva, M. and Morozowski, M. and Blyden, B.K.},
abstractNote = {This paper discusses new realities in Power Development in Developing Countries as seen by the United Nations, The World Energy Council, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. At the outset, technical assistance given by the United Nations for global sustainability projects is summarized. Power system expansion and interconnection in China, greenhouse gas emission reduction in Egypt, and integrated development of the Arab-Mediterranean Regional and environmental considerations are among the projects that are highlighted. The pressing need of Developing Countries as seen by the World Energy Council to meet energy needs without prejudice to the environment where technological advances in the production, delivery and utilization of electrical energy are central to resolving conflicts between energy and the environment is then discussed. The paper goes on to discuss power system planning in deregulated environments where the Brazilian experience is highlighted. Global dynamics and potential for an integrated African Grid is then examined. Concepts associated with the growing interest in renewable resources in Central and East Africa for domestic, continental and international utilization are synthesized. Current and future energy development proposals are discussed with emphasis on operational reliability as a basis for potential large system design. Given are generalized representations to illustrate hydroelectric potential of the Central and East African regions and the kind of centralized pool that could be developed as a result. Other studies which include the Africa-Europe and Zaire-Egypt initiatives are also discussed.},
doi = {10.1109/60.790948},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)},
issn = {0018-9383},
number = 3,
volume = 14,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}