Energy Access Project
Globally, 1.1 billion people lack basic electricity, and billions more lack access to the reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy systems that form the backbone of job creation, growth, and improved social well-being.
Technologies like geospatial imagery, machine learning and affordable batteries are generating ever more innovative ways to target customers with off-grid energy solutions. But according to analysts at the Duke University Energy Access Project, public policy is struggling to keep up with these rapid-fire developments, leaving vast amounts of human capacity and productivity untapped. They explore how to address this disconnect between government and the private sector.
The Energy Access Project at Duke University (EAP) provides funding to students that will spend their summer conducting internships, their own research project or a faculty-led research project. Students should submit proposals for projects in summer 2020 related to...