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Response to Todd, De Groot, Mose, McCauley and Heffron's critique of "Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework" (2019)
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Monyei, C. G., Jenkins, K., Monyei, C., Aholu, O., Akpeji, K., Oladeji, O., & Viriri, S. (2019). Response to Todd, De Groot, Mose, McCauley and Heffron's critique of "Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework". Energy Policy, 133, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2019.110917

We thank Todd et al. (2019) for providing their thoughts on Monyei et al. (2018) and for opening a debate around the notion of "energy bullying". However, as we argue in this correspondence, Todd et al. (2019) have arguably adopted an unbalanced appr... Read More about Response to Todd, De Groot, Mose, McCauley and Heffron's critique of "Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework".

Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands (2019)
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Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Monyei, C. G., Akinade, O. O., & Akanbi, L. A. (2019). Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 41, 100926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2019.100926

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The emerging technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data can be utilised to derive knowledge and support applications for energy-efficient buildings. Effective prediction of heating and cooling demands is fundamental... Read More about Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands.

Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south (2019)
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Monyei, C. G., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Luo, X. J. (2019). Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south. Energy Research and Social Science, 54, 113-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.04.005

© 2019 The unavailability of tangible policy benchmarks continues to mitigate against sustainable electrification in the global south. Furthermore, incoherent policy benchmarks as to what should constitute clean energy allow for varying interpretatio... Read More about Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south.

Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization (2019)
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Monyei, C. G., Sovacool, B. K., Brown, M. A., Jenkins, K. E. H., Viriri, S., & Li, Y. (2019). Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization. Electricity Journal, 32(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2019.01.005

Drawing from examples in Germany, California, and Australia, we show that large scale integration of renewable energy in existing electricity grids does not necessarily lead to cheaper electricity, the strengthening of energy security, or the enhance... Read More about Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization.

Electrons have no identity: Setting right misrepresentations in Google and Apple's clean energy purchasing (2018)
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Monyei, C., & Jenkins, K. E. (2018). Electrons have no identity: Setting right misrepresentations in Google and Apple's clean energy purchasing. Energy Research and Social Science, 46, 48-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.06.015

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Aside dedicated generation, transmission and distribution networks, the hype around corporations and other entities purchasing so called clean energy may be considered a deliberate accounting misrepresentation. To illustrate this... Read More about Electrons have no identity: Setting right misrepresentations in Google and Apple's clean energy purchasing.

An income-reflective scalable energy level transition system for low/middle income households (2018)
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Monyei, C. G., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., Ezugwu, A. E., Akpeji, K. O., …Onunwor, J. C. (2019). An income-reflective scalable energy level transition system for low/middle income households. Sustainable Cities and Society, 45, 172-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.10.042

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd In mitigating against energy poverty in Nigeria, research interest has focused mainly on electricity access and reduced electricity bills for low/medium income households. However, energy poverty in the global south is not only a... Read More about An income-reflective scalable energy level transition system for low/middle income households.

Energy (in)justice in off-grid rural electrification policy: South Africa in focus (2018)
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Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., & Jenkins, K. E. (2018). Energy (in)justice in off-grid rural electrification policy: South Africa in focus. Energy Research and Social Science, 44, 152-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.05.002

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Generally speaking, increasing rural marginalisation in sub-Saharan Africa has sat alongside a rise in energy poor homes in rural off-grid communities. Even measures meant to improve electricity access have exacerbated the energy... Read More about Energy (in)justice in off-grid rural electrification policy: South Africa in focus.

Policy discussion for sustainable integrated electricity expansion in South Africa (2018)
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Monyei, C., Jenkins, K. E., Viriri, S., & Adewumi, A. O. (2018). Policy discussion for sustainable integrated electricity expansion in South Africa. Energy Policy, 120, 132-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.05.021

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Emerging reports have shown that despite Eskom's continued investment in increasing electricity supply capacity to grid connected and off-grid households, there has been a steady decline in electricity consumption (kWh/month/indiv... Read More about Policy discussion for sustainable integrated electricity expansion in South Africa.

Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework (2018)
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Monyei, C., Jenkins, K., Serestina, V., & Adewumi, A. O. (2018). Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework. Energy Policy, 119, 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.026

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The widespread adoption of the energy justice framework notwithstanding, arguments offered have not been able to provide tangible definitions of sufficientarianism and energy mobility. Considering widening disparities on what cons... Read More about Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework.

Integration of demand side and supply side energy management resources for optimal scheduling of demand response loads – South Africa in focus (2018)
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Monyei, C., & Adewumi, A. O. (2018). Integration of demand side and supply side energy management resources for optimal scheduling of demand response loads – South Africa in focus. Electric Power Systems Research, 158, 92-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2017.12.033

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The energy crisis of 2008 in South Africa, due to electricity demand surpassing supply and a depleted electricity reserve margin has exposed the need for more synergy between home energy management systems (HEMS) and supply side... Read More about Integration of demand side and supply side energy management resources for optimal scheduling of demand response loads – South Africa in focus.

A biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building low-income occupants (2018)
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Monyei, C. G., Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., Akinyele, D., Babatunde, O. M., Obolo, M. O., & Onunwor, J. C. (2018). A biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building low-income occupants. Energy, 150, 822-838. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.03.016

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd This research paper presents the development of a biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building occupants. As a smart grid framework, the proposed load manager coordinates the operation of the... Read More about A biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building low-income occupants.

A smart grid framework for optimally integrating supply-side, demand-side and transmission line management systems (2018)
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Monyei, C., Viriri, S., Adewumi, A., Davidson, I., & Akinyele, D. (2018). A smart grid framework for optimally integrating supply-side, demand-side and transmission line management systems. Energies, 11(5), 1038. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11051038

© 2018 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. A coordinated centralized energy management system (ConCEMS) is presented in this paper that seeks to integrate for optimal grid operation-The supply side energy management system (SSEMS), hom... Read More about A smart grid framework for optimally integrating supply-side, demand-side and transmission line management systems.

Nigeria's energy poverty: Insights and implications for smart policies and framework towards a smart Nigeria electricity network (2018)
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Monyei, C. G., Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., Obolo, M. O., & Sajou, B. (2018). Nigeria's energy poverty: Insights and implications for smart policies and framework towards a smart Nigeria electricity network. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 81(1), 1582-1601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.237

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd A thorough and exhaustive review of relevant literature and associated works is carried out to critically examine energy poverty in Nigeria with respect to ownership and income. Using the desktop approach and empirical formulas, t... Read More about Nigeria's energy poverty: Insights and implications for smart policies and framework towards a smart Nigeria electricity network.

Demand Side Management potentials for mitigating energy poverty in South Africa (2017)
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Monyei, C. G., Monyei, C., & Adewumi, A. O. (2017). Demand Side Management potentials for mitigating energy poverty in South Africa. Energy Policy, 111, 298-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.09.039

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd South Africa is severally posited to be Africa's most industrialized nation with an economy heavily reliant on energy. With depleted electricity reserve margin which led to massive load shedding and rationing of electricity in 200... Read More about Demand Side Management potentials for mitigating energy poverty in South Africa.

An intelligent load manager for PV powered off-grid residential houses (2015)
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Ogunjuyigbe, A., Ayodele, T., & Monyei, C. (2015). An intelligent load manager for PV powered off-grid residential houses. Energy for Sustainable Development, 26, 34-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2015.02.003

This paper proposes a management system based on certain rule set implemented by Modified Mild Intrusive Genetic Algorithm (MMIGA) that will optimize the load allocation to match the house owner affordable solar system inverter. The algorithm optimiz... Read More about An intelligent load manager for PV powered off-grid residential houses.

Price based demand side management: A persuasive smart energy management system for low/medium income earners (2015)
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Monyei, C. G., Ogunjuyigbe, A. S., Monyei, C., & Ayodele, T. R. (2015). Price based demand side management: A persuasive smart energy management system for low/medium income earners. Sustainable Cities and Society, 17, 80-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2015.04.004

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This paper presents a persuasive smart energy management system (PSEMS) which incorporates the peculiarities of the developing economies, for low/medium income earners, under the flat pricing regime. The PSEM... Read More about Price based demand side management: A persuasive smart energy management system for low/medium income earners.

Oil well characterization and artificial gas lift optimization using neural networks combined with genetic algorithm (2014)
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Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., & Obolo, M. O. (2014). Oil well characterization and artificial gas lift optimization using neural networks combined with genetic algorithm. Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2014, 289239. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/289239

This paper examines the characterization of six oil wells and the allocation of gas considering limited and unlimited case scenario. Artificial gas lift involves injecting high-pressured gas from the surface into the producing fluid column through on... Read More about Oil well characterization and artificial gas lift optimization using neural networks combined with genetic algorithm.