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.
Analysis of the potential of CSP to augment generation capacity in the Southern African Development Community
Energy systems planning for SDGs, micro-finance for electricity in Rwanda, and electricity and enterprise development in Nepal all set to begin.
EEG and LCEDN on developing a research agenda for community energy resilience in the electricity sector.
National energy planning and policy support for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals
Exploring whether access to tailored micro-finance for electricity is a way to foster adoption at the extensive and the intensive margin.
A comparative analysis of economic activities spurred by two different types of electricity distribution
Informing and supporting energy reforms in Sierra Leone