Energy Access Project
Developing solutions to energy policy and market challenges in emerging economies
Latest paper argues that a rapid dissemination policy should be based on two crucial steps. First, ensuring fuel-efficient stoves are adapted to local cooking needs. Second, cookstoves that have proven to be adopted by users should be heavily subsidized at scale to accelerate uptake.
The Energy Access Project at Duke University (EAP) provides funding to students that will spend their summer conducting internships with companies, government agencies and non-profits, or supporting Duke faculty-led research projects. Students should submit proposals...
Communities without access to sufficient, reliable energy face reduced economic and human capital development opportunities. We are demonstrating how differences in energy access translate into benefits for households and societies, discovering how households adapt to outages, and how power costs and efficiency programs impact productivity.
About the Energy Access Project
The Energy Access Project at Duke focuses on building knowledge and networks to inform key decision-making related to energy poverty. It brings world-class researchers to bear on the highest priority questions of the day and supports policy-makers, project developers, investors, civil society, and impacted communities in driving energy system development and transformation.