Accelerating Access to Energy: Lessons Learned from Efforts to Build Inclusive Energy Markets in Developing Countries

This report describes how efficient markets, served by successful private enterprises, can contribute significantly to expanding energy access and result in longer-lasting solutions. While inadequate and unreliable electricity undermines investment and remains a major impediment to economic growth, roughly $50 trillion in investment will be required over the next two decades to meet the world’s energy needs, as estimated by the International Energy Agency.

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Sectors: Cross cutting, Power sector, Renewables

Country / Region: Global

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Knowledge Object: Publication / Report

Published by: Shell Foundation

Publishing year: 2014

Author: Shell Foundation