United Nations has called on
businesses, governments, and
civil society to achieve Sustainable
Energy for All by 2030
The Energy Access Practitioner Network is the United Nations Foundation’s contribution to the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All initiative, which aims to bring energy access to the 1.1 billion people around the world who still lack it and to help achieve United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 7 of access to affordable, clean energy for all by 2030. A global network of over 2,500 members representing small, medium, and large clean energy enterprises, civil society, government, and academia operating in over 170 countries, the Practitioner Network was established in 2011 to catalyze the delivery of modern energy services, particularly decentralized solutions for rural electrification.
To date, members of the Energy Access Practitioner Network report that they have helped deliver clean, reliable, and affordable energy solutions to millions globally. In 2014 alone, our practitioners reported almost 2.5 million installations completed and products sold, and over 21 million individuals provided with sustainable energy solutions.
We work with our members and partners around the world to: