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.
What are the potential advantages of inter-country or inter-continental trade in renewable electricity?
Launch of five principles at COP26
Energy system development pathways for Ethiopia (PATHWAYS) project publishes final report
Principal Investigator on EEG project on improving the social and economic impact of energy infrastructure investments in Sierra Leone.
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.