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.
Analysing impacts, tipping points and policy implications
Simon Trace discusses the consequences for the country's economic growth
EEG conference in Accra, Ghana 4-5 February 2020
A review of literature on the nexus between grid and off-grid electrification options for expanding electricity access.
Using health checks to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and ramp up renewable energy use.
A paradigm shift in assessing its contributions to development