Energy Access Declines for First Time in Ten Years


Utilities 2.0 Won a Reuters Energy Transition Award!

The Utilities 2.0 Twaake Project, spearheaded by Power for All in Uganda, recently won the Socially Responsible Project Award at the Reuters Global Energy Transition 2024. Recognized for its significant social impact, the project connected over 300 new customers and created 60 businesses rapidly, showcasing an effective model to combat energy poverty. The initiative, integrating centralized and decentralized energy sectors, has earned multiple accolades, demonstrating the power of collaborative efforts to accelerate energy access.

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Grassroots Power: The Success and Promise of Local Renewable Energy Enterprises

Discover how locally-owned, women-led businesses are transforming renewable energy access in remote rural areas. Learn about the Inclusive Energy Opportunity initiative and its impact on off-grid energy solutions.


Critical Alert: Global Energy Access in Decline—A Call to Reinvigorate Efforts 

Based on United Nation's Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report -- which marked the first energy access decline in a decade.


Power for All CEO's Remarks at UN General Assembly's Global Stocktake on SDG 7 and Sustainable Energy

Full transcript of Kristina's Skierka's Stakeholder Comments at the "Global stocktaking marking the completion of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All to further accelerate the implementation of SDG 7 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - General Assembly, Sustainability Week, 78th session"


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Articles A Broader Call for Earth Day: Beyond Battling Plastics, Advocating for Clean Energy and Equity

On the 54th Earth Day, Kristina Skierka of Power for All highlighted the distributed renewable energy sector's crucial role in achieving SDG 7 by improving energy access, driving economic growth, and overcoming systemic barriers to foster sustainability and equity globally.


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Reports Powering Agriculture With Renewable Energy: A Just Transition for Food Systems

The modern, fossil-fueled agrifood system is a significant contributor to climate change, accounting for a third of GHG emissions. Its dependence on fossil fuels, combined with inequitable access to resources, renders it unsustainable.


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Articles Ten Renewable Energy Trends to Propel SDG 7 in 2024

As 2024 unfolds, the renewable energy sector reaches a pivotal moment, especially in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the mid-point of the SDGs passed, there’s an urgent call for a surge in renewable energy to combat energy poverty and meet SDG 7’s target of universal access to sustainable and modern energy.


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