Dipak Gyawali

Articles by Dipak Gyawali

1 March 2014
Global forum

Lack of access to modern energy services represents a pressing problem in the developing world, not least for women.

16 July 2013

Expanding energy access, improving women's lives

Dipak GyawaliKalpana SharmaTri Mumpuni

In the developing world, women and their families often struggle  because they lack access to modern energy. Women's days are taken up with  menial tasks; children quit school because they can't study at night;  everyone's health suffers.

1 July 2013

Village autonomy is not rural romanticism

The author argues that among the most important reasons for expanding rural energy access is preventing the social problems associated with rapid urbanization.

6 June 2013

The distribution tail, the generation dog

The author argues that many vertically integrated electric monopolies must be unbundled in the developing world, and that democratization of energy should start at the distribution end of the business, not at the generation end.

28 May 2013

To improve access, break up monopolies

The author argues that the greatest challenges surrounding electricity in the developing world is not how to generate it but how to democratize it.