Luciane Lenz is PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Passau and a researcher in the “Climate Change in Developing Countries” research unit at RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen, Germany. Her research focuses on the adoption of energy technologies, and the impacts thereof on energy uses, economic wellbeing, health, and the environment. She applies experimental and quasi-experimental quantitative methods and applied microeconometrics, as well as qualitative approaches. Among others, she studies cooking stove interventions in rural Senegal and solar electrification in rural Rwanda. In the past, she has been involved in impact evaluations of electrification interventions by FMO in Rwanda and by MCC in rural Indonesia, and of a water management project by the Dutch Foreign Ministry in rural Colombia.