Tuesday, 24 October 2017

IEA deems global electrification by 2030 “within reach”

Night sky over the African continent in 2030, based on the WEO model Night sky over the African continent in 2030, based on the WEO model

Universal energy access, allowing billions to get electricity and clean cooking, is now within reach thanks to growing political will and falling costs, the International Energy Agency (IEA)  The new report, Energy Access Outlook: from Poverty to Prosperity, presents an 'Energy for All' case; showing that providing universal access by 2030 would require an investment of $31 billion per year, equivalent to less than 2% of global energy investment.

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