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.
The Energy Policy Institute South Asia Director talks about the benefits of smart meters and their potential impact.
UCL project on improving energy efficiency among SMEs in Uganda
EEG-funded Tufts University project in Bangladesh makes recommendations.
This Energy Insight focuses on Sierra Leone, where just 2.5% of the rural population have access to electricity.
Update on the International Energy Sector Organisations’ Response
Research article documenting declines in employment and income in all settings beginning March 2020.
Read how COVID-19 could be exacerbating the problem
Can electricity access help improve Sierra Leone's resilience to the COVID-19 crisis?
Tackling issues faced by women in the energy sector.