7. Affordable and clean energy

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

UN-GlobalGoals-Icon07Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential. Sustainable energy is the opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet. The UN is leading a Sustainable Energy for All initiative to ensure universal access to modern energy services, improve efficiency and increase use of renewable sources.

In short:

  • ensuring universal access to sustainable energy;
  • improving energy efficiency;
  • increasing renewable energy sources;
  • transforming lives, economies and the planet.
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