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.
Informing and supporting energy reforms in Sierra Leone
Informing and supporting power sectors in Myanmar.
Improving the design and implementation of renewable energy auctions in Sub-Saharan Africa
Measuring electricity reliability with GridWatch sensors in West Africa.
A global review of best practice in the design and implementation of auctions (also called competitive tenders or bidding) for procuring new renewable energy capacity.
Exploring the role of research in addressing the challenges of delivering universal electricity access in Sierra Leone.
This paper provides an overview of market-oriented power sector reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Latin America over the past twenty-five years.
The literature assessing demand-side energy efficiency potential, and the policies that can be deployed to tap this potential has traditionally focused on developed and emerging economies.