Originally published in 1989. This book presents the situation regarding energy provision and policy in developing countries. It looks at Enhanced Oil Recovery, Hydropower and small energy packages suitable for rural areas including renewable energies and the various needs and systems affected such as water pumping and telecommunications. Each section is broken down into salient issues and information is provided on environmental issues, socioeconomic issues, costs and limitatioons and what is considered the state-of-the-art in each area. The final section offers a view of the application of computing technology in energy planning.

part I|1 pages

Enhanced Oil Recovery

chapter 1|2 pages


chapter 2|10 pages


chapter 3|16 pages

Application of EOR Techniques

chapter 4|20 pages

EOR State-of-the-Art

chapter 5|5 pages

EOR Training

chapter 6|5 pages

Conclusions and Recommendations

part II|1 pages

Small-scale Hydropower Programs in Developing Countries

chapter 7|6 pages


chapter 8|11 pages


chapter 9|11 pages

Economics and Financing

chapter 10|21 pages


chapter 11|11 pages

Operation, Management, and Training

part III|1 pages

Small Energy Packages

chapter 12|4 pages


chapter 13|7 pages

Energy in Rural Areas Third World

chapter 18|11 pages

Wind Electricity Generators

chapter 20|8 pages

Renewable Energies and Water Pumping

chapter 23|5 pages

Renewable Energies and Health Centers

chapter 24|8 pages

Strategies for Rural Electrification

part IV|1 pages

Application of Microcomputer Technology in Energy Planning

chapter 25|4 pages

The Changing Role of Energy Planning

chapter 26|9 pages

The Impact of Computers on Energy Planning

chapter 28|9 pages

Software Packages for Energy Planning

chapter 29|5 pages

Software for Subsectoral Analysis

chapter 31|2 pages

Potential Constraints and Limitations

chapter 32|7 pages

Case Studies

chapter 33|3 pages

General Conclusions