Universal access to reliable electricity service is a challenge that touches everyone and confronts every country. It’s intricately linked to attainment of almost all of SDGs such as employment, education, health, poverty reduction, gender equality, food security, poverty reduction, and climate change. To give a sense of the scope of the access to electricity challenges, World Bank estimates an overwhelmingly 70% (609 million) of the population without access to electricity are in Sub-Sahara Africa regardless of interventions embarked on in accelerating access to reliable electricity. At WESUSTAIN we endeavor to advocate for investment in other sources of energy such as solar, wind and thermal

REGION-WIDE ACCESS TO MODERN ENERGY

By 2030, ensure access to affordable, reliable and modern energy service in all countries of Africa.

INCREASE PERCENTAGE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN AFRICA

By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the African regional energy mix.

DOUBLE THE IMPROVEMENT IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY

By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency in Africa.

PROMOTE ACCESS TO RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INVESTMENTS IN CLEAN ENERGY

By 2030, enhance regional and international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology.

FACILITATE THE EXPANSION AND UPGRADE OF ENERGY SERVICES IN AFRICA

By 2030, expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all countries in Africa, in particular landlocked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support.