On the energy sources of Mozambican households and the demand-supply curves for domestic electricity in the northern electrical grid in Mozambique
The development of electrical infrastructure to supply rural households is considered economically unfeasible because of the high cost of capital investment required to expand the distribution grids. Although domestic electricity consumption in many developing regions is small when compared to the requirements of some emerging agroindustries, the social benefits are significant, such that many donor agencies agree to finance grid extensions based on poorly projected social benefits of electrification. However, there is evidence that households with electrical connections do not increase their ...
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