Shanil Samarakoon
Postgraduate Research Student

Shanil Samarakoon

  • BCom (Monash University)
  • MCom (UNSW)
Postgraduate Research Student
School of Humanities&Languages

Thesis

Issues of energy justice entangled in the adoption of solar household systems in Northern Malawi

Supervisors

Summary

A mixed method study that explores salient issues of energy justice that are generated in the course of adopting solar household systems in a Northern Malawian setting. Affordability, Quality and Solar Literacy are key issues that I am investigating at present.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Jenkins K; Samarakoon S; Munro P, 2019, 'Energy economics as an energy justice dilemma', in Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics, Routledge, pp. 317 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315459653-21
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Jenkins K; Samarakoon S; Munro P, 2019, 'Energy economics as an energy justice dilemma: Case studies of normative trade-offs in Malawi, Mexico and Germany', in Soytaş U; Sarı R (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics, Routledge, London, pp. 317 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315459653
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Samarakoon S; Bartlett A; Munro P, 2021, 'Somewhat original: energy ethics in Malawi’s off-grid solar market', Environmental Sociology, vol. 7, pp. 164 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2021.1893428
    Journal articles | 2020
    Munro PG; Samarakoon S; van der Horst GA, 2020, 'African energy poverty: A moving target', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abaf1a
    Journal articles | 2020
    Samarakoon S, 2020, 'The troubled path to ending darkness: Energy injustice encounters in Malawi's off-grid solar market', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 69, pp. 101712 - 101712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2020.101712
    Journal articles | 2019
    Samarakoon S, 2019, 'A justice and wellbeing centered framework for analysing energy poverty in the Global South', Ecological Economics, vol. 165, pp. 106385 - 106385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106385
    Journal articles | 2017
    Samarakoon S; Christiansen A; Munro PG, 2017, 'Equitable and Quality Education for All of Africa? The Challenges of Using ICT in Education', Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, vol. 16, pp. 645 - 665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15691497-12341454
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Jenkins K; Samarakoon S; Munro P, 2019, 'Energy economics as an energy justice dilemma', in Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics, Routledge, pp. 317 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315459653-21
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Jenkins K; Samarakoon S; Munro P, 2019, 'Energy economics as an energy justice dilemma: Case studies of normative trade-offs in Malawi, Mexico and Germany', in Soytaş U; Sarı R (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics, Routledge, London, pp. 317 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315459653
  • Reports | 2021
    Yildiz B; Adams S; Samarakoon S; Stringer N; Bruce A; Macgill I, 2021, Curtailment and Network Voltage Analysis Study (CANVAS) Project Report, CRC RACE for 2030, https://www.racefor2030.com.au/publications/
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Samarakoon S; Bartlett A; Munro P, 2021, 'Somewhat original: energy ethics in Malawi’s off-grid solar market', Environmental Sociology, vol. 7, pp. 164 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2021.1893428
    Journal articles | 2020
    Munro PG; Samarakoon S; van der Horst GA, 2020, 'African energy poverty: A moving target', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abaf1a
    Journal articles | 2020
    Samarakoon S, 2020, 'The troubled path to ending darkness: Energy injustice encounters in Malawi's off-grid solar market', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 69, pp. 101712 - 101712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2020.101712
    Journal articles | 2019
    Samarakoon S, 2019, 'A justice and wellbeing centered framework for analysing energy poverty in the Global South', Ecological Economics, vol. 165, pp. 106385 - 106385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106385
    Journal articles | 2017
    Samarakoon S; Christiansen A; Munro PG, 2017, 'Equitable and Quality Education for All of Africa? The Challenges of Using ICT in Education', Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, vol. 16, pp. 645 - 665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15691497-12341454

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