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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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Interview: Inka Schomer

Interview with the lead of ESMAP’s Gender and Social Inclusion Program

Roundtable Initiative on Strategic Energy Planning at IRENA

Two Roundtable Initiative events at the 10th IRENA Assembly in Abu Dhabi.

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Africa and South Asia "climate change threatens their growth potential"

Ryan Hogarth discusses the climate change-related topics that have emerged from recent EEG scoping studies.

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Grid Reliability and Utility Operations Conference

Registration open for two day Ghana event in colloboration with ESMAP and MCC

 

Latest projects
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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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