CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND AND SIGNIFICANCE 1.2 CONTEXT AND MOTIVATION FOR THE BOOK 1.3 AIMS, OBJECTIVES AND APPROACH 1.4 CURRENT APPROACHES AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES TO ENERGY STUDIES 1.5 ORGANISATION OF THE BOOK CHAPTER 2: AN OVERVIEW OF ENERGY USE IN INDIA 2.1 OVERVIEW OF BROAD SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRENDS IN INDIA 2.2 A SHORT DIGRESSION ON ENERGY TERMINOLOGY 2.3 TRENDS IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN INDIA 2.3.1 Primary Energy 2.3.2 Final Energy 2.4 ENERGY CONSUMPTION: SOME INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS 2.5 ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN THE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR 2.5.1 Trends in direct energy consumption by the household sector 2.5.2 Direct energy services demanded by the household sector 184.108.40.206 Cooking 220.127.116.11 Lighting 18.104.22.168 Transport 22.214.171.124 Others 2.6 SOME ISSUES RELATED TO THE SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE DIRECT ENERGY USE PATTERNS OF HOUSEHOLDS 2.7 POLICY, REGULATION, AND PRICING IN THE ENERGY SECTOR IN INDIA CHAPTER 3: ENERGY ANALYSIS AND ENERGY INTENSITIES FOR INDIA 3.1 INTRODUCTION TO ENERGY ANALYSIS 3.2 ENERGY ANALYSIS IN PRACTICE 3.3 INPUT-OUTPUT ENERGY ANALYSIS 3.4 THEORY OF INPUT-OUTPUT ENERGY ANALYSIS 3.5 DATA REQUIREMENTS OF INPUT-OUTPUT ENERGY ANALYSIS FOR INDIA 3.6 METHODOLOGY FOR CALCULATING SECTORAL ENERGY INTENSITIES 3.6.1 Treatment of exports and imports 3.6.2 Treatment of capital goods and investment 3.7 SECTORAL ENERGY INTENSITIES 3.7.1 Most energy-intensive sectors 3.7.2 Upstream and downstream sectors of the production chain 3.7.3 Contribution of direct energy intensity to the total 3.7.4 Energy intensity of total production 3.7.5 Trends in energy intensities 3.7.6 Uncertainties in energy intensities 3.8 COMPARISON WITH ENERGY INTENSITIES FROM OTHER STUDIES 3.9 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS CHAPTER 4: AGGREGATE TOTAL AND AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD ENERGY REQUIREMENTS 4.1 INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW 4.2 METHODS AND DATA 4.3 RESULTS 4.3.1 General trends in household expenditures 4.3.2 Total household energy requirements 4.3.3 Direct energy requirements 4.3.4 Indirect energy requirements 4.3.5 Energy intensities of household consumption 4.4 DECOMPOSITION ANALYSIS 4.5 COMPARISON WITH OTHER STUDIES 4.6 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS CHAPTER 5: DISAGGREGATE HOUSEHOLD ENERGY REQUIREMENTS 5.1 INTRODUCTION 5.2 METHODS, DATA SOURCES, AND DATA PREPARATION 5.2.1 An introduction to National Sample Survey data 5.2.2 Reliability of NSS estimates of household consumption expenditure 5.2.3 Data modifications 5.2.4 Method for matching expenditure items from the household survey with productive sector energy intensities 5.2.5 A comparison of private final consumption expenditure estimates from the CSO and the NSS data 5.3 VARIATIONS IN HOUSEHOLD ENERGY REQUIREMENTS ACROSS HOUSEHOLDS 5.3.1 All-India average per capita total household energy requirements 5.3.2 Comparison with results from the input-output model 5.3.3 Factors influencing total household energy requirements 126.96.36.199 Economic variables 188.8.131.52 Geographic variables 184.108.40.206 Demographic variables 220.127.116.11 Dwelling attributes 18.104.22.168 Infrastructural variables 5.3.4 Direct energy use 5.3.5 Indirect energy requirements of food consumption 5.4 A MULTIVARIATE REGRESSION MODEL 5.4.1 Data sources and preparation 5.4.2 Empirical results 5.4.3 Outlook for future energy requirements 5.4 DIS
With energy consumption set to become one of the biggest issues in the daily lives of householders around the world, this book could not be more relevant - despite the fact that it focuses on India. Pachauri adopts a socio-economic approach to analyzing the energy system and energy consumption in India from a household perspective. The work also incorporates two crucial aspects often ignored: namely, the importance of non-commercial sources of energy, and diversity in the patterns of energy usage.
The first work of its kind that carries out such an analysis of the direct and indirect energy requirements of household consumption in India at both an aggregate national level and disaggregate household level and for a time horizon covering the last two decades
Allows for analyzing how energy use patterns and energy consumption are linked with the quality of life of individual households or persons and provides a novel view of the energy system and development in India by adopting a household perspective
Makes a first step in identifying the key driving forces and some important trends in technical, economic, demographic, and lifestyles changes that are having an impact on the patterns and use of energy within the country over the last couple of decades