November 18, 2021
Power for All
Impact, Decentralized Renewables
Fact Sheet: Decentralized Renewable Energy Can End Energy Inequities Inherent in the Global Power System
Nearly 800 million people live without electricity, and millions more have only intermittent or unreliable access worldwide. Distributed renewables can address energy inequities by offering customized solutions that provide clean, sufficient, affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
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Renewable, distributed, and democratized energy is the key to providing universal energy access to billions—and it doesn’t have to wait
More than 80% of the energy-impoverished live in rural settings because traditional centralized grid access is inherently inequitable
Small-scale, distributed renewables allow the energy-impoverished to create their own power and control their own costs
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