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Replacing diesel generation 2013

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Jun 1, 2012 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT - Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT - Jul 21, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jul 21, 2013 03:00 EDT - Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Sep 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
What actions and/or policies can encourage large-scale deployment of commercially viable renewable energy sources to replace stationary diesel generators?

The replacement of decentralized diesel energy generators with cleaner renewable alternatives presents an opportunity for decarbonization of a power supply that is used extensively in developing countries. This contest seeks proposals that outline actions and/or policies that can encourage such replacement. See more…

6 Proposals
A sustainable biofuels based model creating possibilities for inclusive growth without compromising food security and economic equilibrium.
Fiji has 60 MW of imported fuel diesel. We produce biogas (and fertilizer) from waste & seaweed with engines converted to 70-100% biogas.
Replacing diesel pump use for irrigation by promoting Treadle Pumps and preparation of toolkit for capacity building
Solar Service Concept will empower the world’s underdeveloped communities through the application of solar and wind energy technologies.
Using human waste as a resource to mitigate climate change and improve sanitation in Kenyan secondary schools.
Bristol Bay fishing villages are diesel dependent. Chilling improves commercial value of fish. Tides could sustainably meet power needs.