Webinar: Ending Energy Poverty May 30th 11:30-1:00pm

  • 30 May 2017
  • Start time : 11:30 AM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : Arizona State University School of Sustainability
Webinar: Ending Energy Poverty May 30th 11:30-1:00pm
Event Description

Global electrification reached 85.3% in 2014, however, over 1 billion people still do not have electricity and more than 2.7 billion people are without clean cooking facilities.

What has worked in developing nations to increase access to modern energy services, how can affordable energy deployment be accelerated and how can the social, cultural, geopolitical and educational barriers be overcome?

Join SSF and Arizona State University in a 90 minute webinar with research and policy experts.

Clark Miller will moderate the session. Clark is Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU. As part of the ASU LightWorks leadership team, he coordinates social science, humanities, and policy research on energy transitions, seeking to understand the social dynamics and societal implications of large-scale changes in energy systems.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Arizona State University School of Sustainability
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Kartikeya Singh is deputy director of the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at CSIS. His research interests include climate change and energy policy, innovation, and the geopolitics of energy use. His work has allowed him to field-test and deploy clean energy technologies, including electric vehicles and off-grid solar solutions in India and Uganda.

      Joy Clancy is a Professor in Development Studies specializing in Gender at the University of Twene. Her research has focused, for more than 30 years, on small scale energy systems for developing countries, including the technology transfer process and the role that energy plays as an input for small businesses and the potential it offers entrepreneurs, particularly women, through the provision of a new infrastructure service
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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