Journal Papers

Powering Up in Africa: Electricity Demand Stimulation to Build Inclusive Economies, Reduce Inequality, and Improve Power System Sustainability. June Lukuyu and Jay Taneja. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1–11, Jan. 2023.

Purchasing power: Examining customer profiles and patterns for decentralized electricity systems in East Africa. June Lukuyu, Myriam Shiran, Ryan Kennedy, Johannes Urpelainen, and Jay Taneja. Energy Policy. vol. 172. Elsevier BV, p. 113331, Jan. 2023.

Guiding the deployment of electric vehicles in the developing world. Michael Dioha, June Lukuyu, Edgar Virgüez and Ken Caldeira. Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 17, Issue 7, p. 071001. Jun 2022.

Building the supply of demand: Experiments in mini-grid demand stimulation. June Lukuyu, Rob Fetter, P. P. Krishnapriya, Nathan Williams, and Jay Taneja. Development Engineering. vol. 6, p. 100058, Jan. 2021.

A risk-adjusted techno-economic analysis for renewable-based milk cooling in remote dairy farming communities in East Africa. June Lukuyu, Richard Blanchard, and Paul Rowley. Renewable Energy. vol. 130, pp. 700–713, Jan. 2019.

Hybrid Power System Options for Off-Grid Rural Electrification in Northern Kenya. June Lukuyu and Judith B. Cardell. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy. vol. 05, no. 05, pp. 89–106, May 2014.

Conference Proceedings

Diesel GenSat: Using Satellite Data to Detect Diesel-Powered Irrigation for Guiding Electrification in Ethiopia. June Lukuyu, Gunther Bensch, Terrence Conlon, Anvita Patel, Vijay Modi, and Jay Taneja. Proceedings of the Thirteenth ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems, 2022. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 325–337.

Fish and Chips: Converting Fishing Boats for Electric Mobility to Serve as Minigrid Anchor Loads. June Lukuyu, Aggrey Muhebwa, and Jay Taneja. Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems, 2020.Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 208–219.

The Impact of Variable Market Price on Optimal Control of Wind-Hydro Storage System in Kenya. Maureen Murage, Judy Cardell, June Lukuyu, and Lindsay Anderson. 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2014, 2417–2425

Wind-diesel microgrid system for remote villages in Kenya. June Lukuyu, North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2012. 1–6.

Memos, Blog posts, Reports and Media Articles

Spotlight Kampala: Illuminating Energy Inequities in Informal Urban Communities. Main Findings Report. Kersey, J., Mbabazi, J., Massa, C., Letaru, L., Lukuyu, J., van Hove, E., Kyoma, P., 26 July 2023

Recognizing the energy access challenges of informal urban communities in Africa. June Lukuyu and Jess Kersey. Energy for Growth Hub. December, 2022

Who Decides Africa’s Net Zero Pathways? Five ways to fix how we model African energy transitions and why it matters for climate and development Lauren Culver, Rose Mutiso, Moussa Blimpo, Murefu Barasa, Katie Auth, June Lukuyu, Ken Caldeira, Michael Dioha, Habiba Ahut Daggash, Joel Nana, Zeke Hausfather, Lily Odarno, Joan Nkiriki. Energy for Growth Hub. October, 2022.

The Drivers of Africa's Electric Vehicle Future Might Be Different Than You Think. June Lukuyu, Rebekah Shirley, Jay Taneja. Energy for Growth Hub. October 24, 2022.

Opportunities for Data-Driven Planning at the Power-Agriculture Nexus in Ethiopia. Jay Taneja, June Lukuyu. Energy for Growth Hub. Sep 28, 2022

How can electric transportation advance Africa's sustainable development agenda? June Lukuyu. Energy for Growth Hub. May 9, 2022

Sub-Saharan Africa Should Shift its Focus to Developing Productive Uses of Energy. June Lukuyu. Energy for Growth Hub. December 6, 2021

Can microgrids enable macro development? Brookings Blog. Rob Fetter, June Lukuyu, Jay Taneja, and Nathan Williams. June 27, 2019