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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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News and Resources
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Request for proposals

Call for funding applications for Energy Insights and online events

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Grid Reliability and Utility Operations Conference 2020

Simon Trace on the key observations from the event

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International coordination on supporting strategic energy planning

5th Roundtable Initiative on Strategic Energy Planning discussion in Abu Dhabi

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How much renewable power can India’s electricity grid handle?

This paper explores grid integration of renewables in India in more detail

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Projects
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Planning for dispatch efficiency

Using health checks to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and ramp up renewable energy use.

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Energy efficiency in developing countries

A paradigm shift in assessing its contributions to development

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