7 Affordable & Clean Energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

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Targets

  • Ensure access for all to affordable, reliable, and modern energy services through new infrastructure and better technology.
  • Promote energy efficiency – more quickly developing technology that wastes less energy.
  • Increase the use of renewable energy sources globally compared with other sources of energy.
  • Work together to research and develop renewable and other clean energy resources.
  • By 2030, expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States, and land-locked developing countries

"The answer is to end our reliance on carbon-based fuels...
If we succeed, we create booming new industries, wealth, clean secure energy and maybe we prevent the greatest disaster so far in human history, saving millions of lives while improving billions more. If we fail, basically it's business as usual while things slowly get worse all around us"

Al Gore