World Energy Outlook Special Report 2017: Energy Access Outlook

Released in October 2017, this special World Energy Outlook Report by International Energy Agency (IEA) produce a ground-breaking and in-depth examination of the prospects for, and pathway to, modern energy access for all by 2030.

More specifically, this report:

– Expands and updates the WEO’s country-by-country electricity and clean cooking access database, and assesses the status for all developing countries, reviewing recent trends and policy efforts up to 2016

– Presents a global and regional electricity and clean cooking access outlook to 2030, with a dedicated chapter on sub-Saharan Africa

– Provides a pathway for achieving access to modern energy for all by 2030, identifying policy priorities, detailing investment needs, and the role that decentralised and on-grid solutions may play

– Analyses how energy development can unleash economic growth in sectors such as agriculture, and explores how energy access intersects with other issues such as gender, health and climate change

Click here to access the full report.

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