Integrated Approaches to Electrifying Uganda

This past February we held an implementation workshop in Kampala, Uganda, with partners for our Utilities 2.0 initiative. Here is a short update on our research. Despite not traditionally being central to conversations on “the future grid” or the “energy transition”, utilities in sub Saharan Africa arguably have much to gain by embracing the global […]

Watching East Africa’s Energy Access Sector Grow: Views from Rwanda

These last few weeks of 2019 have been full of meeting inspiring innovators and engaging eager students across East Africa. I don’t take for granted the opportunity to chat with so many bright minds, and I continue to motivated by how much interest in and need for research I see across the region. This November […]

Exploring Smarter Mobility for Africa in Johannesburg

I spent last week in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the continent’s first major Smarter Mobility Conference, hosted by Generation.e. Especially as Africa’s youth population continues to grow, smart transportation solutions are key to addressing the ever-growing pains of mobility, air pollution, congestion, safety and productivity. I was specifically at the conference to speak about some […]