Energy is a central concept in most branches of natural science, social science and engineering. It plays a vital role, affecting all the activities that take place in the society. Its role in economic development and production process are realized by the quantum of Gross National Product (GNP) and per capita GNP. It plays a crucial role in chemical reactions, cloud formations, functioning of cells, production of goods, transportation etc. One of the megatrends that shape the emerging markets infrastructure opportunity today id the need for energy. Almost 1.3 billion people in the world live without access to electricity. A further 1.3 billion are dependent on biomass for cooking. The bulk of those are concentrated in Africa and developing Asia. What makes this sector particularly interesting for investors is the fact that people are generally willing to pay for electricity, whereas they can be reluctant to pay for other infrastructure related services.
This special issue on energy infrastructure in emerging markets aims to bring out the trends, issues in energy sector management in the emerging markets including Asia, Africa, ASEAN, BRICS and others.
This special issue will provide the energy development trends and recent initiatives and findings of the energy related research from the emerging markets.
About the issue
The scope of topics covered in the this issue include:
- • Energy Policy Initiatives
- • Regulatory Measures for Energy Conservation
- • Role of Energy Infrastructure in the development of emerging markets
- • Renewable Energy Potential in Emerging Markets
- • Energy Prices, Inflation and Growth Issues
Submission Deadline: October 30, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: November 15, 2014
Final Version Due: November 30, 2014
Special Issue Publishing Date: December 15, 2014
Chief Guest Editor
Dr. G. Sathis Kumar
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. INDIA
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Dr. S. Ramaswamy
The Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University, Gandhigram. INDIA
Dr. R. Hari Kumar
Hon. General Secretary, Society of Energy Engineers & Managers (SEEMS), Thiruvanthapuram, INDIA
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