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Investment in clean energy crucial to fight against climate change

Urgent action to accelerate investment in clean energy for developing countries is needed from global leaders assembling at COP26 to ensure a just energy transition.

African youth input on energy & climate change pre-COP26

RES4Africa and AVSI with the support of Enel Green Power, in partnership with UNEP and SEforAll gave African youth the opportunity to make recommendations to high-level institutions and policy makers for future decisions on energy and climate change.  

Financing coal power projects in sub-Saharan Africa goes against net-zero goals

Research highlights that pockets of funders continue to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. $42 billion was committed to grid-connected coal power plants between 2013-2019 in the 18 countries studied.
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Addressing sustainable energy access in the Sahel

The United Nations Development Programme and Sustainable Energy for All will partner to unlock public and private investment towards affordable and sustainable energy access for all in Africa, especially in the Sahel.
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UN: World way off track to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050

To achieve net zero emissions by 2050, the world must over the next decade cut carbon emissions by at least 45% below 2010 levels, says UN secretary-general António Guterres.

SEforALL: Cooling investment solutions that don’t cost the earth are needed

The need for affordable, sustainable cooling investment solutions that do not cause a spike in global energy demand has never been so high.

Benin: Results-based finance facility now open for minigrid projects

The Universal Energy Facility, a results-based financing facility managed by SEforALL, has now opened a new window of financing for minigrid projects in Benin.

SEforALL Youth Summit to tackle sustainable energy transition

SEforALL Youth Summit aims to empower young leaders to support a just and inclusive clean energy transition in line with the Paris Agreement.
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10 sustainable cooling trends in Africa for 2020

Many of Africa's top cooling trends and efforts are being supported by international groups such as the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program, SEforALL and the UN’s U4E.
SEforALL backs mini-grid deployment in Sierra Leone and Madagascar

SEforALL backs mini-grid deployment in Sierra Leone and Madagascar

SEforALL has opened applications for companies seeking results-based finance for mini-grid projects in Sierra Leone and Madagascar