The Energy for Growth Hub is a global solutions connector — matching policymakers with evidence-based pathways to a high-energy future for everyone.


Our Vision

  • No person’s potential is wasted because the power where they live and work is too costly or too unreliable.
  • All countries achieve the high-energy future they need to become prosperous, competitive, and climate resilient.
  • Evidence and data drive energy decisions over ideology. 

Our Mission

  • Promote energy goals, policies, and metrics aligned with countries’ own development ambitions.
  • Advance data-driven solutions by translating research into practical ideas and insights for policymakers.
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Our Network

The Energy for Growth Hub’s unparalleled research network comprises leading universities — including Stanford, MIT, Columbia, UC-Berkeley, Rice, Colorado School of Mines, and Chicago — and think tanks in Abuja, Accra, Bangkok, Cape Town, Jakarta, Nairobi, New Delhi, and Washington, DC. Learn more about the Hub’s network.

Our Work

The Hub’s research network is focused on critical issues for building a high-energy future — including grid technology, utility-scale renewables, gas-to-power, energy finance, and utilizing big data for smart least-cost energy planning. Learn more about the Hub’s work.


Our Leadership

Executive Director

Todd Moss is Executive Director of the Energy for Growth Hub, visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development, nonresident scholar at Rice University’s Baker Institute, nonresident fellow at the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, former World Bank, former Georgetown, former London School of Economics. BA Tufts University, PhD/MSc SOAS.

Research Director

Rose Mutiso is Research Director for the Energy for Growth Hub, co-founder and CEO of the Mawazo Institute, former Senior Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy, former Energy and Innovation Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate. BA/BE Dartmouth College, PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Policy Director

Katie Auth is Policy Director of the Energy for Growth Hub, and former Senior Development Finance Advisor at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Acting Deputy Coordinator of the US Government’s Power Africa initiative, and Senior Analyst for Climate and Energy at Worldwatch Institute. BA Bowdoin College, MSc in Natural Resource Management from the University of Akureyri.

Board of Directors

*ex officio

Learn more about the Hub’s leadership, staff and board


Our Funding

The Hub is grateful for the generous support of current funders:

Rockefeller Foundation

Pritzker Innovation Fund

Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Blue Haven Initiative

Schusterman Family Philanthropies


Rodel Foundation

Open Society Initiative for West Africa

And past funders:


General Electric


Harmon Family Foundation

The Energy for Growth Hub’s funders and partners make it possible for us to advance our mission of ending global energy poverty. In keeping with the highest standards of intellectual honesty and rigorous quality, all work by the Hub and our experts is conducted strictly independent of funding.


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