Energy Access Project
Developing solutions to energy policy and market challenges in emerging economies
In our new working paper on carbon pricing in Uganda, (1) carbon price would be progressive, and (2) without revenue recycling, people would use more traditional fuels and adapt their food baskets.
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...
Globally, around 3 billion people lack access to affordable and reliable clean cooking energy, 860 million do not have access to electricity, and several billion more are constrained by low quality or unreliable service. This has major equity implications, as energy poverty disproportionately affects women and girls, and rural, natural resource-dependent populations.
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.