Community Energy Systems and Sustainable Energy Transitions in Ethiopia, Malawi and Mozambique (CESET)

A collaborative multi-institutional research partnership funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, CESET explores the potential of community energy systems to accelerate inclusive, just, and clean energy transitions in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Mozambique.


Map showing extreme precarity of energy access in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Mozambique


New report on Mozambique's off-grid energy regulation

16th March, 2023

Our CESET co-investigators Lorraine Howe and Carlos Shenga of the Centre for Research on Governance in Maputo have published a new report on the opportunities and challenges for the uptake of community energy projects in Mozambique. 

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Introduction to special issue on Energy Sustainability and Society published

8th March, 2023

An editorial piece written by CESET PI Professor Vanesa Castán Broto and her colleagues Philpp Späth, Simon Bawakyillenuo and Michael Pregernig has been published as the introduction to a special issue - "The governance of energy transitions in Africa: a sketch of plural perspectives". 

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New open access paper on corridors as empty signifiers

7th February, 2023

CESET Co-investigators Dr Joshua Kirshner and Idalina Baptista's new paper "Corridors as empty signifiers: The entanglement of Mozambique’s colonial past and present in its development corridors" is available via open access in Planning Perspectives. 

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