Inequality, unelectrified hospitals and post-truth politics: Howto address the social dimension of energy planning in Uganda

  • Start  Thursday 01 Feb 2018 12:30am
  • Finish    Thursday 01 Feb 2018 1:30pm
  • Venue  Gottmann Room, OUCE

In Uganda, 84% of the population does not have access to electricity. While electrification technologies are well-known and finance availability has greatly increased, electrification in Uganda is marred by several salient socio-political issues. This talk explains some of these problems, and suggests how they can be addressed in spatially explicit energy planning models.


Philipp Trotter, University of Bath

Organisers: Smith School

Who can attend? Members of the university only.

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