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.
Does energy access promote economic growth?
Sixth roundtable discussion on strategic energy planning, 1 July 2021
Highlighting an underrepresented and complementary area of research.
Principal Investigator on the EEG electricity and air conditioning in Sierra Leone project
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
A framework for a resilient regional electricity grid for Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India
Can electricity access help improve Sierra Leone's resilience to the COVID-19 crisis?
Tackling issues faced by women in the energy sector.