Table of contents for Renewable power in developing countries : winning the war on global warming / Steven Ferrey with Anil Cabraal.

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Acknowledgments 	ix
Introduction	xi
What Matters	xi
What Follows	xiv
Exchange Rates	xix
Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Definitions	xx
About the Authors	xxv
1	Critical Development in Asia	1
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times	1
Infrastructure Lifetimes and Hard Choices	22
2	Renewable Energy as the Global Warming Solution	35
Renewable Energy Options and Alternatives	35
The Renewable Technologies for Developing Nations	37
Comparative Environmental Emissions	46
Decentralization of Electric Generation	54
Distributed Generation Reliability	55
3	Overview: What Works for Renewable Power 
Implementation in Developing Nations	67
Thailand Program Summary	74
Indonesia Program Summary	76
India Program Summary	78
Sri Lanka Program Summary	80
Vietnam Program Summary	82
4	Thailand: Creative Competitive Markets 
in the Heart of the Tiger 	85
Program Overview	85
Program Design and Implementation	86
Power Purchase Agreements	91
5	Indonesia: Carrots Rather than Clubs; 
Incentives for Peak Performance	99
Program Overview	99
Program Design and Implementation	100
Power Purchase Agreements	107
6	India: State Power in a Federalist System	119
Program Overview	119
Andhra Pradesh	125
Tamil Nadu	134
7	Sri Lanka: 21st-Century Conversion of 
Ancient Renewable Technologies	145
Program Overview	145
Program Design and Implementation	146
8	Vietnam: Capital Markets and Renewable Energy 
in a People's Republic	159
Program Overview	159
Supply Resources and Demand	159
Institutional Differences in the Vietnamese System	161
Program Design and Implementation	164
Power Purchase Agreements	175
9	Lessons Learned in Asia for a Successful SPP Program: 
Template and Techniques	185
Common Threads and Differences	185
Key Issues in Renewable SPP Program Design	187
Recommended Best Practices and Program Template	194
10	Financing the Transition	201
Transitions to Restructured Markets	201
The Magnitude of Required Electric-Sector Investment	202
Funding Sources	205
Electric-Sector Investment Criteria	206
Phases of Financial Risk	208
Types of International Project Risk	210
Shifting and Bearing Risk in the Power Sector	213
Risk Mitigation	215
Government Role and Reform for 
Small Power Producer Programs	218
Reform of the Existing Legal Framework	221
International Credit Agencies 
and Their Financing Functions	223
Other International Credit Agencies and Sources	231
Risks of Renewable Energy Development	233
11	Key Provisions in Power Purchase Agreements	247
Overview	247
Contract Formation and Contract Validity	251
Modification of the Contract	257
Dispute Resolution	261
Breach of the Contract	262
Liability	269
Lenders' Rights	270
12	The Law and Principles Governing International Power	275
Securing Power Contract Enforcement	275
Form, Formation, and Modification of Power Sale Contracts	281
Interpretation of the Deal	288
The Obligation to Honor the Power Purchase Agreement	292
Conclusion	296
13	The Eye of the Needle: International Environmental Assessments and Reviews for Power 
Projects	311
Types of Projects Covered	314
Project Screening	315
Responsibility for Environmental Assessment Preparation	317
Initiation of the Environmental Assessment Process	319
Project Scoping	320
Type of Impacts Considered in the Review	322
Consideration of Project Alternatives	325
Mitigation Discussion or Adoption of Mitigation	326
Timing of EIA Document Preparation	327
Environmental Assessment Review and Public Participation	329
Final Decisions to Proceed with Energy Projects	330
Postapproval Monitoring and Auditing	331
Conclusion	333
Index	343

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Energy policy -- Developing countries.
Energy industries -- Developing countries.
Electric power production -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries.
Global warming -- Government policy -- Developing countries.