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Drivers and barriers for the transition from solid fuels to liquefied petroleum gas in Ghana

Factors such as wealth might be expected to affect the transition to clean cooking, specifically the transition choices of uptake, primary use, and exclusive use of liquefied petroleum gas. Data from Ghana’s largest household energy survey show, however, that eleven out of thirteen factors considered do not have a significant or consistent role across these transition choices.

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Fig. 1: The role of predictors by transition choice.


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This is a summary of: Kar, A. et al. Factors associated with the use of liquefied petroleum gas in Ghana vary at different stages of transition. Nat. Energy (2024).

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Drivers and barriers for the transition from solid fuels to liquefied petroleum gas in Ghana. Nat Energy 9, 371–372 (2024).

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