Upcoming session on energy access at Royal Geography Society annual conference

Our team member Dr Ankit Kumar is co organising a session with colleagues from Durham University on defining energy access at the Royal Geography Society Annual Conference 2016. The conference will be held in London from 30 August – 2 September 2016.

This session on energy access is scheduled for Thursday 01 September 2016, Session 2 (11:10 – 12:50).


Photo: Ankit Kumar

Paper titles and speakers:

Energy justice for the urban poor 

Maria Lobo, Vincent Moller and Monali Waghmare (Society for the promotion of Area Resource Centres, India)

Energy for All? Using a Climate Justice Framework to reach the poorest

Mandy Meikle (Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)

Extending energy access and markets in North India: the case of off-grid solar power in the state of Uttar Pradesh

Jonathan Balls (University of Oxford, UK)

What does access to sustainable energy really mean for people at the bottom of the energy pyramid: Findings from an impact evaluation

Julia Terrapin-Pfaff, Marie-Christine Gröne, Carmen Dienst and Willington Ortiz (Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy GmbH, Germany)

Sustainable energy access for all: towards energy justice in South Africa

Jiska de Groot (University of Cape Town, South Africa) and Thoko Kaime (University of Essex, UK)


More details about the session including the list of speakers and abstracts can be found on here:


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