The challenge: 1.3 billion people lack access to electricity to light their homes or conduct business, and nearly 40% of the world’s population rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste to cook their food
To address this immense challenge, the UN launched the “Sustainable Energy for All” global initiative that would mobilise action from all sectors of society to provide universal access to modern energy services while doubling both the global rate of energy efficiency and the share of renewable energy. As the poor gain more access to energy over time, it will be critical that this comes from sustainable sources and solutions.
Our ambition by 2030…
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for 300 million people