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.
EEG’s programme director Simon Trace explores the connection between climate change and renewable energy in Africa.
EEG calls for papers for presentation at its Grid Reliability and Utility Operations Conference, February 2020, Ghana.
The PI for EEG's GridWatch project discusses the completion of Phase 1.
Sensors to measure electricity reliability now deployed in homes and businesses in Accra, Ghana
Using health checks to ensure efficiency, reduce costs and ramp up renewable energy use.
A paradigm shift in assessing its contributions to development