Transforming Energy Access (TEA)
Transforming Energy Access (TEA) is a research and innovation platform dedicated to supporting an inclusive clean energy transition. TEA will sponsor 30 Chevening scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) and the Indo-Pacific region to study an energy-related master’s degree.
Transforming Energy Access (TEA) is a research and innovation platform supporting the technologies, business models and skills needed to enable an inclusive clean energy transition.
TEA works via partnerships to support emerging clean energy generation technologies, productive appliances, smart networks, and energy storage. It increases access to clean, modern energy services for people and enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, improving their lives, creating jobs, and boosting green economic opportunities.
To support its mission, TEA will co-sponsor:
- 10 Chevening Scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) in 2023-2024
- 10 Chevening Scholars from the Indo-Pacific region and Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) in 2024-2025
- 10 Chevening Scholars from the Indo-Pacific region and Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) in 2025-2026.
“The TEA platform is partnering with Chevening to support the development of future leaders who will go on to work within the energy access sector and support the global transition to clean and affordable energy.
Chevening TEA Scholars will gain access to a rich resource of Chevening programmes and activities and will have exclusive access to the esteemed TEA network via events. They will also have a TEA mentor, opportunities to connect with other TEA researchers, and tailored career support from a TEA delivery partner.
The aim of the partnership is to support 10 emerging leaders each year and integrate them within the platform to support South-South and peer-to-peer learning and collaboration across the sector.”
Which subject areas does the partnership support?
Chevening TEA Scholars will need to study an energy related master’s degree that has a research or dissertation component. Programmes can be from engineering to sustainable development.
For further information on whether your chosen academic course meets the criteria please email: TEAadmin@carbontrust.com