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Recent Updates from the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project

Time-money tradeoffs and the value of the time that women spend obtaining firewood

Catch up on the inaugural Environment for Development seminar series featuring Marc Jeuland. Marc presented “Time-money tradeoffs and the value of the time that women spend obtaining firewood” on November 15, 2023.

November 8, 2023

York University Students Earn First Prize at 2023 Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition

Three graduate students from York University in Toronto took first place in the finals of the 2023 Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition held Nov. 7 at Duke University.

November 7, 2023

Power Up: Intro to Policy’s Role in the Clean Energy Transition

Join us to explore policy’s role in changing the global energy system at home and abroad. Moderated by Jackson Ewing of energy and climate policy at the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability. Nicholas Institute experts Elizabeth Losos and Liilnna Teji will also speak.

September 11, 2023

Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition 2023

We are excited to invite top graduate programs worldwide to compete in the 11th annual Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (EEMC2), sponsored by the Duke Fuqua MBA Energy Club and the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University.

September 5, 2023

The elusive quest for sustainable off-grid electrification: new evidence from Indonesia

Portfolio evaluation of US Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Green Prosperity Program in Indonesia – new evidence indicates that concerns about the sustainability of mini-grids and off-grid energy systems have not gone away.

September 4, 2023

To reduce in-home pollution, pay attention to improved ventilation

We find that improved household ventilation in rural Senegal can reduce kitchen pollution levels by a similar amount as upgrading fuel and stove technology, once we account for real world cooking practices. The effects of ventilation alone are likely insufficient to deliver elusive health impacts, however, and should thus be seen as an interim step toward realizing the benefits of clean cooking.

August 29, 2023

Phillips Appointed as Visiting Professor to Duke Kunshan University for Fall Semester

Jonathan Phillips, director of the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University, will be a visiting associate professor at Duke Kunshan University (DKU) in China during fall 2023. Jonathan will work with DKU’s International Master of Environmental Policy program, furthering research on low-carbon development and investment.

August 28, 2023

SETI 2023 Annual Workshop

The eighth SETI Annual Workshop will feature sessions focused on low- and middle-income countries related to the energy access; the energy transition at the household level; sustainable cooking practices; energy, gender, and culture; policy interventions on energy transition; energy and climate change.

June 2, 2023

Understanding Gender and Energy Key to Sustainable Development Goals

A new review published in Nature Energy examining more than 100 research articles concludes that despite the profound importance of and commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals for gender equality (SDG5) and universal access to modern energy (SDG7), there are gaps in knowledge about the relationship between gender and energy that could hinder progress toward these goals.

April 6, 2023
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