The Applied Research Programme on Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) produces cutting-edge research on the links between energy and economic growth, working closely with policy makers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to build more sustainable, efficient, reliable and equitable energy systems.
Investigating how electricity supplies could be used more productively and energy efficiency improved.
Researching ways to improve the reliability of electricity systems.
Researching ways to utilise natural resources to increase capacity.
Researching the technological and political challenges in connecting people to the grid.
Measures being taken to support key players in the energy sector.
Simon Trace explains more in his blog.
Insights into the resilience of populations and power systems to large scale health crises
Briefing note on the impact on the energy sector
The key characteristics and challenges in the South African power sector.
The background on Bangladesh’s energy sector and key issues and challenges identified.
In this Energy Insight, we discuss some of the issues surrounding renewable energy auctions.
Findings from Africa and South Asia by ESMAP
Using health checks to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and ramp up renewable energy use.
A paradigm shift in assessing its contributions to development