The James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke
Developing solutions to energy policy and market challenges in emerging economies
COVID-19 and Distributed Renewables: How the Crisis Has Affected the Sector and What It Means for People, the Planet, and the Future of Energy Access
In the wake of COVID-19, what do we know about its impacts on the DRE sector? What are the main lessons learned and what do we still need to answer?
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 James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke
The James E. Rogers 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.