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.
The potential opportunities for the electricity sector in Africa, particularly for renewable energy systems.
This paper discusses the likely impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the ESI in Uganda.
This review focuses on exporting and importing countries, as well as the wider issue of decarbonisation.
The potential implications for energy access in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Laying the groundwork for a greener, less expensive future
An overview of the unique challenges faced by South Africa in transitioning to a low-carbon transport sector.
This report captures the outcomes of three workshops on community energy resilience and electricity systems.
The key characteristics and challenges in the South African power sector.
Advancing discussions on grid interconnection in critical regions.
Tackling issues faced by women in the energy sector.