Why Wait?

SEforALL's new report helps leaders understand how - by setting bolder, more accelerated national electrification plans - they can seize the ‘energy access dividend’.

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People-Centered Accelerator

A new partnership to advance gender equality, social inclusion and women’s empowerment in sustainable energy launches at COP23.

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Save the date

The annual marketplace for government, business and civil society leaders accelerating action on SDG 7 will take place in Lisbon on May 2-3, 2018.

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The challenge

More than 1 billion people still have little or no access to electricity and over 3 billion people do not have access to clean cooking. Women and children are disproportionality affected by energy poverty. We must act - and we must act now.

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Getting it done

As a global platform, Sustainable Energy for All empowers leaders to broker partnerships and unlock finance that is accelerating action towards sustainable energy for all. We make the handshakes happen.

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Together, we will go further - faster.

There is a sustainable energy movement underway - one that is helping to secure a cleaner, just and prosperous world for all.

Sustainable Development Goal 7 in 2017: Our top 7 moments

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New report guides governments on designing off-grid solar policies

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Kigali Amendment progress is big step forward for tackling climate change

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Solar Shining in Emerging Markets, but Shadows Remain

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Marshaling the Evidence

SEforALL Heat Maps
Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy
2017 Global Tracking Framework

In focus

Why Wait? Seizing the Energy Access Dividend
Why Wait? presents a first-of-its-kind framework to understand and quantify dividends that countries can be expect by providing access to electricity earlier compared to conventional approaches. The report uses Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya as examples to show how the framework can be used.
The national energy access dividend, government target scenario

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