April 04, 2017

Joe Rafalowicz

Energy Policy

Fact Sheet: Tracking Energy Access Targets

Over 1.2 billion people worldwide live in energy poverty, yet many governments are missing key opportunities to use targets and policies to catalyze rural electrification and rapidly increase access to decentralized renewable energy solutions. 

This Fact Sheet and Index unveil the 'Promise to Progress' report's Energy Access Target Tracker which, for the first time:

  • Lists the 48 energy-poorest countries, 
  • Assesses their national energy access targets, and 
  • Determines which countries are best prepared to achieve universal electrification

Learn which countries are leading the way, and which could do better. 

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