WEO-2017 Special Report: Energy Access Outlook

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has produced a Special Report (Energy Access Outlook), which is part of its flagship World Energy Outlook (WEO) series.

The Energy Access Outlook 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 decentralized and ongrid 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.

Source: www.iea.org

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