energy poverty


This PECE essay is a collection of artifacts highlighting policy frameworks that were designed in the past with the aim of ensuring reliable energy access to the people of Ghana, the turn of events after these polices were designedRead more

Energy Governance

"the austerity regime has rendered the new energy poor in Greece both vulnerable and governable" (Petrova & Prodromidou, 2019:1395).

The above quote is important to think about for our...Read more

Spatializing energy justice

This scholarly research article written by Stefan Bouzaraovski and Neil Simcock from the Department of Geography at University of Manchester in the UK establishes a spatial justice framework for energy justice to address energy vulnerabilities more adequately. The article is a meta-analysis...Read more

6 Maps That Show How Bad Energy Poverty Is and Reveal 2 Ways to Make it Better

Things that attracted me to this article is the use of the term 'energy burden' and the fact that the maps were created by DOE. I also liked how the author talked about the differences between progressive and regressive policies. I learned some new terms too: split incentive and green lease. Read more

LPG as a clean cooking fuel: Adoption, use, and impact in rural India

This article is an interesting read to understand the three principle findings i) fuel costs (ii) fuel stacking is the prevailing norm as few households stop using firewood when adopting LPG, and (iii) highly positive views of LPG as a convenient and clean cooking fuel. Read more


What are the underlying causes of energy poverty in Ghana? What are the impacts of energy poverty on the quality of life of Ghanaians especially vulnerable groups? What other renewable and sustainable energy sources can be harnessed in Ghana apart from hydroelectric power? How feasible and...Read more
Multi-dimensional energy poverty patterns around industrial crop projects in Ghana: Enhancing the energy poverty alleviation potential of rural development strategies

Literature findings have concluded that, providing stable employment and increase in income could improve the economic status of a household and thus enable them transition from the use of traditional fuels like fuelwood to modern energy sources like electricity; and this could aid in energy...Read more

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