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Driving innovative research to inform and transform energy policy

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.

 

Research Areas
Efficient & Productive use

Investigating how electricity supplies could be used more productively and energy efficiency improved.

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Reliability

Researching ways to improve the reliability of electricity systems.

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Renewable Energy

Researching ways to utilise natural resources to increase capacity.

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Grid Access

Researching the technological and political challenges in connecting people to the grid.

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News and Resources
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Hydropower Africa
The impact of climate change on hydropower in Africa

EEG’s programme director Simon Trace explores the connection between climate change and renewable energy in Africa.

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Call for Papers for EEG Grid Reliability Conference

EEG calls for papers for presentation at its Grid Reliability and Utility Operations Conference, February 2020, Ghana.

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Catherine Wolfram
Interview: Professor Catherine Wolfram

The PI for EEG's GridWatch project discusses the completion of Phase 1.

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PowerWatch devices
Phase 1 of the GridWatch project complete

Sensors to measure electricity reliability now deployed in homes and businesses in Accra, Ghana

Latest projects
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Projects
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Planning for dispatch efficiency

Using health checks to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and ramp up renewable energy use.

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Energy efficiency in developing countries

A paradigm shift in assessing its contributions to development

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