Energy E3 to Build Innovation Center, Increase Access to Sustainable Energy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

It powers nearly every aspect of our daily lives, but in low- to middle-income countries, more than one billion people live without electricity. The issue is particularly overwhelming in sub-Saharan Africa where, according to the U.S. Agency for International Development, 600 million people — an estimated 70 percent of the region’s population — do not have access to electricity. What’s more, the majority of institutions in those countries also lacks reliable electricity, including national hospitals.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame with counterparts in Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria are working to bridge the gap through a program called Energy E3 — Empowering Nations to Power Their Nation, with plans underway for an inaugural energy innovation center in Uganda.

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September 13, 2018

Global AffairsHealth and SocietyScience and TechnologyEarth DayAbigail MechtenbergCollege of ScienceEducationEnvironmentNotre Dame EnergyPhysics

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