Energy for Growth Hub


Michael Dioha

Senior Energy System Analyst

Clean Air Task Force

Areas of Expertise

Equitable global energy models, African energy transition, Electric mobility, Biofuels

Dr. Michael Dioha is a Senior Energy System Analyst at Clean Air Task Force. His work revolves around energy-environment-economic modeling, energy policy and planning, and interdisciplinary energy and climate justice issues. Currently, he is developing and demonstrating methods for incorporating non-techno-economic factors and uncertainty into energy system models.

Before joining Clean Air Task Force, Michael was a postdoctoral research scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University, where he researched the value of electric vehicles in electricity systems in an idealized context. Michael has worked on many international projects with people from different backgrounds. He has experience in leadership and project management at national and international levels. He plays advisory and analysis roles for international organizations, including the International Renewable Energy Agency. He has published several scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and professional engagements with stakeholders in international energy symposiums.

Michael is a Senior Fellow of the Just Transition Network, a Fellow of the Energy for Growth Hub, and a Fellow of the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria. He is also a member of many professional bodies, including the Association of Energy Engineers. Michael holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree in Energy & Environment from TERI School of Advanced Studies and a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. Outside of work, Michael enjoys playing soccer, hiking, and cycling.

Non-Hub Publication Highlights

Fixing the Disconnect Around Energy Access. Issues in Science and Technology. Winter 2022.

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