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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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Latest COVID-19 news and resources
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COVID-19 and the African energy sector

The potential opportunities for the electricity sector in Africa, particularly for renewable energy systems.

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Impact of Covid-19 on the Ugandan electricity supply industry

This paper discusses the likely impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the ESI in Uganda.

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Impact of Covid-19 on oil and gas sectors in LICs and MICs

This review focuses on exporting and importing countries, as well as the wider issue of decarbonisation.

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COVID-19 and the energy sector

The potential implications for energy access in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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News and Resources
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Pre-paid metering and electricity consumption

This Energy Insight reports on recent developments in the adoption of pre-paid metering in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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Interview: Dr Maarten Voors

Our PI's thoughts on the impact of electrification and how COVID-19 has affected research

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Increasing women’s participation in the energy sector

Discussing how challenges can be addressed including the latest gender diversity research.

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Power generation in Pakistan

Laying the groundwork for a greener, less expensive future

Latest projects
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Projects
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The role of metering and infrastructure improvements in power system resilience during COVID-19
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Electricity access and resilience to COVID-19

Can electricity access help improve Sierra Leone's resilience to the COVID-19 crisis?

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Closing gaps in women’s employment in the energy sector

Tackling issues faced by women in the energy sector.

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