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.
MoWIE and energy organisations explored the policy implications of six new research projects.
Overcoming obstacles in procurement from independent power producers (RE-IPPs)
How could energy investments support the wider use of irrigated agriculture for improved farm income and productivity.