SDG7

ministerial recommendations

Key recommendations from the June Africa ministerial roundtable

African Ministerial Roundtable participants stressed a number of recommendations, which will help guide and inform the IEA’s increasing efforts in Africa.

SDG 7 is at the heart of COVID-19 response, says IRENA...

The global health and economic crisis set off by the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the significance of SDG 7, which targets reliable energy access.
Weaknesses of wind and solar

Global efforts remain insufficient to reach SDG 7 goal by 2030

Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short in achieving SDG 7 by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly.
SDG 7

How to contribute to achieving SDG 7, a new year’s resolution

Ed's Note: Join ESI-Africa's editor in her New Year's resolution to "keep the UNDP's SDG 7 at the heart of all I aim to achieve in 2020".
virtual power plants

Global sustainable energy policies tripled in past decade

The World Bank’s latest report states that the number of countries with strong policy frameworks for sustainable energy more than tripled – from 17 to 59 – between 2010 and 2017.

Leveraging off-grid market trends to leapfrog electricity access

An estimated 90% of the population who will continue living without electricity access in 2030 are located in sub-Saharan Africa.
power transmission grid

Fast-tracking investments towards achieving Africa’s SDG 7 targets

A number of East African countries are making real progress in providing electricity access which needs to be replicated, this is according to the...

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