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CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Erica Downs examines the environmental and debt sustainability of China’s Belt and Road Initiative through the lens of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) power sector projects. 

High voltage electricity Transmission Towers of National Grid passing through green mustard fields , Uttar Pradesh, India
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Rural Electricity Supply: Commodity or Entitlement is a summary of the work “Explaining Willingness to Pay for Pricing Reforms that Improve Electricity Service in India,” published by Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, Brian Blankenship and Jason Wong in Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in January 2019, as part of CGEP’s Faculty Grant Program.  

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Big changes are taking place in Chile when it comes to energy, with a strong push for renewable energy in recent years. And there’s more to come, according to the country’s president, Sebastián Piñera.

In this edition of Columbia Energy...

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April 23, 2019

Women in developing countries have a distinct role in leading a global energy transition, one that improves access, while promoting social and environmental goals. In fact, some of the most daunting aspects of energy poverty disproportionately...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by María Fernanda Suárez, Minister of Mines and Energy in Colombia, where she manages the country's efforts to boost oil production, promote sustainability, and diversify...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast
The U.S. is undergoing a boom in energy production as oil, natural gas and renewable energy set records for output, and electric utilities increasingly shift to cleaner fuels for power generation.
So, what does this mean for jobs in...
Power lines and a windmill against a bright sun.
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This effort develops an energy-for-development framework to analyze the energy transformations of developing countries in the 21st century. The framework is constructed around the five pillars of energy exports: growing local consumption, securing more energy, global impacts, and access for homes and businesses.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Freeing the world of poverty is the predominant goal of the World Bank, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. And one of the most important factors in achieving that objective is providing reliable and...

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February 20, 2019

Please join us in New York City for the launch of Escaping the Energy Poverty Trap: When and How Governments Power the Lives of the Poor. Co-author Johannes Urpelainen, Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy and Director and...

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Tim Boersma and others examine the resource nexus debate in relation to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and outline a vision for future nexus research and SDG delivery.

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