Electricity supply quality and use among rural and peri-urban households and small firms in Nigeria

Pelz, S. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3528-8679, Chinichian, N., Neyrand, C., & Blechinger, P. (2023). Electricity supply quality and use among rural and peri-urban households and small firms in Nigeria. Scientific Data 10 (1) e273. 10.1038/s41597-023-02185-0.

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We present a household and enterprise energy survey dataset collected within the framework of the PeopleSuN project in Nigeria in 2021. Across three Nigerian geopolitical zones, a total of 3,599 households and 1,122 small and medium-sized enterprises were surveyed. The sample is designed to be representative of rural and peri-urban grid-electrified regions of each zone. Our surveys collect data on demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, energy access and supply quality, electrical appliance ownership and usage time, cooking solutions, energy related capabilities, and supply preferences. We encourage academic use of the data presented and suggest three avenues of further research: (1) modelling appliance ownership likelihoods, electricity consumption levels and energy service needs in un-electrified regions; (2) identifying supply-side and demand-side solutions to address high usage of diesel generators; (3) exploring broader issues of multi-dimensional energy access, access to decent living standards and climate vulnerability.

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 15 May 2023 06:44
Last Modified: 15 May 2023 06:44
URI: https://pure.iiasa.ac.at/18792

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