chapter  10
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Rural Electrification in Bangladesh: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation

ByShinji Kaneko, Satoru Komatsu, Partha Pratim Ghosh

Since the electric power sector is one of the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions in both the developed and developing worlds, the way electricity is generated is an important factor in climate change mitigation in most countries. Figure 10.1

FIGURE 10.1 Share of energy related CO2 emissions in electricity and heat sector to total emissions (source: IEA, 2010).