Catrina Laura Godinho

PhD Candidate at the University of Cape Town

Catrina Laura Godinho

Catrina Godinho is a Research Associate and PhD Candidate at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. She also holds the position of OIES-Saudi Aramco Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies (OIES) at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom and is a Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub think tank.

Catrina focuses her doctoral research on the political economy of power sector reform and development, with special attention to the Sub-Saharan African experience with or through in-depth case studies in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Alongside her doctoral studies, Catrina’s international research and advisory work has included contributions to the World Bank’s Rethinking Power Sector Reform project, the DFID funded Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) project and the Economic Development and Institutions (EDI) project, and AFDB’s Revisiting Reforms in the Power Sector in Africa. In South Africa, Catrina has worked on issues relating to energy security, decarbonisation and climate change policy, and state capture and governance in the power sector. Catrina was a member of the South African UNFCCC delegation, working on issues relating to capacity building, technology development and transfer, and scientific review, in 2014 and 2015.

Catrina is currently undertaking research on the political economy of a South African energy transition.

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Ralph Ruthe
Ralph Ruthe

@ralphruthe

13 September

+ der Golfstrom (die „Wärmepumpe“ Mitteleuropas) sich abschwächt. Es geht jetzt um alles und dafür brauchen wir alle. Bitte sagt es weiter, beteiligt euch an den Streiks und erzählt euren Nachbarn, Kolleginnen, Chefs, Verwandten und Kommilitonen davon. Bitte guckt nicht weg.

We are #searching for a #consultant supporting us with our new project on a renewable-based #decarbonisation pathway for #Japan. The task will be to develop scenarios for the Japanese power system with very high shares of #renewableenergies: agora-energiewende.de/en/press/news-… #energytwitter

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