Find a selection of Rebekah’s peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and white papers here. All peer-reviewed publications can also be found on Rebekah’s Google Scholar page.
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Shirley, R. (2020). Powering Agriculture: Unlocking Africa’s Next Green Revolution. “Briefing Series: EU-Africa Partnership for a Green Transition and Energy Access,” South Africa Institute of International Affairs, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tesfahunegn, H., Nwosu, N., Lee, E. and Shirley, R. (2020). “Unlocking Utilities of the Future in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Optimization Analysis of Grid Integration Opportunities in Uganda,” 2020 IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica, Nairobi, Kenya, pp. 1-5
Shirley, R., Lee, C-J., Njoroge, H., Odera, S., Mwanzia, P., Malo, I., and Dipo-Salami, Y. (2019). Powering Jobs: The Employment Footprint of Decentralized Renewable Energy Technologies in Sub Saharan Africa. Journal of Sustainability Research, v2(1):e200001
Shirashi, K., Shirley. R and Kammen, D. (2019). High-priority distributed energy investment opportunities for Bangladesh: A geospatial analytics framework. Applied Energy, Volume 235, pages 1457 – 1467
Shirley, R. and Kammen, D. (2018). Mundane is the New Radical: The resurgence of energy megaprojects and the implications for emerging economies. IEEE Technology and Society, Volume 37, No. 2, Pages 18-25
Kammen, D., Shirley, R., Caravallo, J., and Ponce de Leon Barido, D. (2014). Switching to sustainability: The Sustainable Energy Imperative. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring 2014, Pages 6-10
BOOKS AND TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS
Avila, N., Kittner, N., Shirley, R., Dwyer, M., Roberts, D., and Kammen, D., Sager, J. (2020). Beyond the Battery: Rural Electrification, Economic Diversity, and Human Development in Laos [Chapter 2] in “Resource Governance, Agriculture and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Lower Mekong Basin”. Harvard Kennedy School, ISBN 978-967-2165-73-6
Schoolman, A., Raturi, A., Nussey, B., Shirley, R., Knuckles, J., de Graaf, F., Magali, P., Lu, Z., Breyer C., Markides, C. (2019). Decentralizing Energy for a High-Demand, Low-Carbon World, One Earth, Volume 1, Issue 4, pages 388-391
Opperman, J., J. Hartmann, J. Raepple, H. Angarita, P. Beames. E. Chapin, R. Geressu, G. Grill, J. Harou, A. Hurford, D. Kammen, R. Kelman, E. Martin, T. Martins, R. Peters, C. Rogéliz, and R. Shirley. (2017). “The Power of Rivers: A Business Case”. The Nature Conservancy, Washington, D.C
J. Kantenbacher and R. Shirley (2017). Smart Communities: The public and private sectors integration of infrastructures, technologies and buildings [Chapter 5] in “Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology”, 2nd Edition edited by Woodrow W. Clark, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, 2017, ISBN 9780128139646
Gourdji, S., Craig, M., Shirley, R., Ponce de Leon Barido, D., Campos, E., Giraldo, M., Lopez, M., Pereira de Lucena, A., Luger, M. and Kammen, D. (2014). “Sustainable Development Opportunities at the Climate, Land, Energy and Water Nexus in Nicaragua.” Center for Latin American Studies Working Paper Series, January 2014, Paper No. 33
Contreras, R, Williams, M., de Cuba, K., Rice, M., Warren, A., Shirley, R. and Kammen, D. (2011). “Energy Policy and Sector Analysis in the Caribbean 2010 – 2011.” National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report, U.S.