Regulatory Issues Related to Off-Grid Electricity Access

  • Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
  • Stephen Dow
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


This chapter outlines regulatory issues related to off-grid electrification. It first asks whether the sector has to be regulated or not. It then tries to find out where regulation can be used and what type of regulation is appropriate. The chapter considers different types of delivery options and tries to map service functions and regulatory options. It also discusses some regulatory challenges and issues.


Electricity Supply Natural Monopoly Distribution Utility Regulatory Arrangement Electricity Tariff 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Professor of Energy Economics and Policy, Institute of Energy and Sustainable DevelopmentDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK
  2. 2.Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and PolicyUniversity of DundeeDundeeUK

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