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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.
On the latest episode from the Sanford’s Ways & Means podcast – Marc Jeuland, Jonathan Phillips, & Rahel Bekele discusses how solar mini-grid powered irrigation can change smallholder farmers’ lives and the work EAP@Duke is doing to evaluate the effects of the DREAM project on the resilience of the farming community.
Jonathan Phillips unpacks the most commonly misunderstood concepts around the state of climate finance.
What is delaying the transition to clean energy in the US? Listen to EAP’s Jonathan Phillips explaining policy and infrastructure requirements to attain net zero emissions goals during New York Climate Week on Cheddar News
What can we learn from countries trying to scale mini-grid deployment? In this webinar, hear early lessons from Africa in the latest report from the Energy Access Project at Duke, “Balancing Competition and Subsidy: Mini-grid Incentive Programs in Africa.” EAP’s Jonathan Phillips and Victoria Plutshack led the discussion with a host of experts in the field.
EAP’s Jonathan Phillips explains that hundreds of millions of people will not get electricity access by 2030 if we rely on purely commercial off-grid approaches alone.
As governments put in place incentives to scale up mini-grid deployment, our team has reviewed 20 mini-grid programs in sub-Saharan Africa, in order to pull out some initial lessons.
New Report! Business model innovations for utility and mini-grid integration: Insights from the Utilities 2.0 initiative in Uganda
As a wave of decentralised renewable energy (DRE) technologies and business models are changing the energy service delivery landscape, this new Energy Insight focuses on the opportunities for distribution utilities and mini-grid developers to collaborate.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. EAP’s latest in the Brookings Future Development blog explores the electrification experiences of seven countries, their program costs and the subsidies required to bridge the gap between the cost of providing last-mile electricity and what poorer customers are able to pay.