Sara N. Afifi received her BSc (Hons) degree in electrical power and machines from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, in 2005. Also, she received her MSc degree in energy policy and sustainability from the University of Exeter, UK, in 2009. Currently, she is a PhD student at the Brunel Institute of Power Systems, Brunel University London, UK. She is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Energy Institute of the UK. Her areas of expertise include distributed generation, energy policy, and sustainability.