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A pioneering study on energy sector reform and liberalization in developing countries.


This comprehensive text offers a rare and insightful investigation into the energy sector of the developing world. ‘Energy for Development’ provides comparative case studies of countries going through the reform process, evaluates reform experience, discusses the lessons that can be learned and identifies challenges faced by these countries at the national and global level. A topical and timely book which seeks to explore the anxieties and insecurities of the global energy sector since 2001.


Abbreviations; List of Tables; List of Boxes; Preface; 1. The challenge of increasing access to energy for development; 2. Changing global energy industry: implications for developing countries; 3. Energy financing in developing countries in the pre- and post-1990s: towards energy sector reform and liberalization; 4. Whither energy sector reform and liberalization in developing countries? A reality check; 5. Energy sector reform and liberalization: case studies; 6. Energy sector reform and liberalization and energy for the poor; 7. Energy sector liberalization in developing countries: lessons and twenty-first century challenges; 8. The way forward; Bibliography; Index

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Energy for Development
Advance Reviews
Energy for Developmenta book that should be mandatory reading for all gov- is ernment, industry and other stakeholder interests in global energy policy devel-opment and implementation. Its unbiased and comprehensive look at energy policy experiences and future constraints on both broad international and coun-try-by-country bases provides critical information that should be used as the basis for creating an international sustainable energy strategy.’ Jack Siegel Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy Chair, Fossil Fuel Working Party, International Energy Agency
‘Dr Vedavalli through her wide experience, has edited an important book for the energy community worldwide. This book is essential reading for every one involved in global energy issues particularly those pertaining to developing countries.’ Dr Hisham Khatib Honorary Vice Chairman, World Energy Council Former Minister of Energy and Planning(Jordan)
‘This book is a timely and comprehensive review of energy needs in non-OPEC developing countries with focus on access to affordable, efficient and reliable energy for development. In view of the rising share of developing countries in the world oil consumption, the book has aptly touched upon the issue of energy security by providing a lucid analysis on the achievements and failures of devel-oping countries in the context of reforms in energy sector.’ YV Reddy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
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Energy for Development
Twenty-first Century Challenges of Reform and Liberalization in Developing Countries
Rangaswamy Vedavalli
Anthem Press An imprint of Wimbledon Publishing Company www.anthempress.com
This edition first published in UK and USA 2007 by ANTHEM PRESS 7576 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HA, UK or PO Box 9779, London SW19 7ZG, UK and 244 Madison Ave. #116, New York, NY 10016, USA
Copyright © Rangaswamy Vedavalli 2007
The moral right of the author has been asserted.
All rights reserved. Without limiting the rights under copyright reserved above, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise), without the prior written permission of both the copyright owner and the above publisher of this book.
British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Vedavalli, R. (Rangaswamy) Energy for development : twentyfirst century challenges of reform and liberalization in developing countries/Rangaswamy Vedavalli. (Anthem studies in development and globalization) Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 1843312239 (hardback) 1. Energy consumption–Developing countries. 2. Power resources–Developing countries. 3. Energy policy–Developing countries. I. Title. II. Series.
HD9502.D442V53 2006 333.7909172’4–dc22 2006011207
1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 ISBN1 84331 223 9 (Hbk) ISBN13978 1 84331 223 9(Hbk)
Printed in Singapore
To all who encouraged me to write Energy for Development
CONTENTS
AbbreviationsList of Tables List of Boxes Preface 1. The challenge of increasing access to energy for development 2. Changing global energy industry: implications for developing countries 3. Energy financing in developing countries in the pre- and post-1990s: towards energy sector reform and liberalization 4. Whither energy sector reform and liberalization in developing countries? A reality check 5. Energy sector reform and liberalization: case studies  China  India  Argentina  Brazil  Jordan  Egypt  South Africa  Sub-Saharan Africa  Assessing energy sector reform experience in the 1990s in case study countries  Critical factors impact outcome in energy sector reform  Emerging features of energy sector in non-OPEC developing countries since 2001 6. Energy sector reform and liberalization and energy for the poor 7. Energy sector liberalization in developing countries: lessons and twenty-first century challenges 8. The way forward Bibliography Index
xi xv xvii xix 1 19
41
77
127 129 176 236 259 276 282 297 309 327
330 335
341 369
437 475 483