Energy for Growth Hub


Joel Nana

Project Manager

Sustainable Energy Africa

Areas of Expertise

Electric mobility Energy modeling Urban energy systems

Joel Nana is a Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub and a PhD candidate with the Energy Systems Research Group at the University of Cape Town. He is also the Project Manager at Sustainable Energy Africa. Joel’s research focuses on urban energy profiling, scenario modeling, electric mobility and energy poverty in the cities of the global South. Over the last 5 years, he has worked closely with over a dozen African municipal governments, spearheading innovative approaches in developing inclusive city-wide energy and climate strategies. Joel holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering from Buea University (Cameroon) and a Masters in Applied Physics from the University of Fort Hare (South Africa).

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