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 […]

Supporting Kenyans in the fight against coal country

Last week the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held its annual convening in Baku, Azerbaijan. I had the amazing honor of attending with the local Kenyan grassroots coalition deCOALonize, who are working tirelessly to stop the construction of a massive coal power plant in Lamu, a precious world heritage site in coastal Kenya and cradle of […]