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Sustainable energy policy for small-island developing state: Mauritius

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  • Elahee, Mohammad Khalil

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Small-island states face a unique challenge. Their natural beauty, an asset as a tourist attraction, hides the fact that they have fragile ecosystems, vulnerable to climate change. They often rely on imported fossil fuel, even if they may have a potential for renewable energy. High population density may be an additional burden. A new paradigm for their development is necessary. The case of Mauritius as a sustainable island (Maurice Ile Durable or MID) is analyzed with focus on energy, considering intrinsically-related engineering, economic, environmental and ethico-socio-political dimensions. A holistic action plan is proposed for a transition towards a sustainable future.

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  • Elahee, Mohammad Khalil, 2011. "Sustainable energy policy for small-island developing state: Mauritius," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 71-79, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:juipol:v:19:y:2011:i:2:p:71-79
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