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.
A framework for a resilient regional electricity grid for Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India
Impacts and coping mechanisms for the pandemic
This paper discusses the likely impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the ESI in Uganda.
This Energy Insight looks at global growth in electricity demand and the transition of the energy system towards renewable and other technologies.
This Energy Insight focuses on the opportunities for distribution utilities and mini-grid developers to collaborate.
Our PI's thoughts on the impact of electrification and how COVID-19 has affected research
This Energy Insight reports on recent developments in the adoption of pre-paid metering in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Can electricity access help improve Sierra Leone's resilience to the COVID-19 crisis?
Tackling issues faced by women in the energy sector.