Events - Energy Access
The Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (EEMCC) engages diverse and creative teams to address real energy challenges affecting the developing world. The one-day competition connects students, academia, and industry in pursuit of unconventional business-based solutions that expose unrecognized opportunities with positive social and environmental impact.
Team registration opens September 9th and closes September 25th.
Please join Energy Access Project staff in welcoming back students working on energy access projects over the summer. Students will present on their work and share their experiences. Seats are limited, please RSVP by September 20th.
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Electrification and Development: Building an evidence-based electrification agenda that supports productivity and income growth
Duke University and Oxfam America convened a session bringing together researchers, development partners, advocates, and relevant businesses and practitioners to address universal access to electricity on the global scale.
Jennifer Hadden, Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, will present "Beyond Coal? Exploring Global Variation in Protests Against Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plants" on Friday, January 25.
From solar and batteries to telecom and mobile money, technology is enabling new approaches and business models for solving the energy access challenge. Duke students can apply to scale-up their knowledge, sharpen their story-telling, and unleash their creativity in a competition for solutions to end global energy poverty.
Mark your calendar for the 3rd annual Energy Week at Duke University.
Through the Duke Data+ Program, a team of undergraduates are working closely with Power for All, a leading energy access research and policy nonprofit, to develop machine learning and natural language processing tools to improve visualization of data and information on energy access in developing countries. They will be among the student groups that will share their work at a Data+ 2018 poster session on Friday, August 3, in the Energy Hub Lobby of Gross Hall.
Please join the launch of the Energy Access Project Friday, February 23, 2018, in Washington, D.C. This event will begin with a keynote address by Jim Rogers former CEO and chairman of the board for electric utility Duke Energy and an advocate for universal electricity access. He will join other speakers and guests who are leaders in business, government, civil society and academia to explore the most pressing challenges around global energy access and to shape the agenda for this new research program at Duke University.
The second annual Energy Week at Duke, November 5–10, offers a host of professional growth opportunities for students and energy professionals.