1,923,370 people have helped raise more than $5,160,949 for 249 projects

Energy

Where does this issue fit into the Sustainable Development Goals?

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Sustainable energy is opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a Sustainable Energy for All initiative to ensure universal access to modern energy services, improve efficiency and increase use of renewable sources.

Facts & Figures

  • One in five people still lacks access to modern electricity
  • 3 billion people rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating
  • Energy is the dominant contributor to climate change, accounting for around 60 per cent of total global greenhouse gas emissions
  • Reducing the carbon intensity of energy is a key objective in long-term climate goals.

Find our more about this Sustainable Development Goal. 

The issues

Background info and projects we've funded to address these issues
- Poverty & hunger
- Water & Sanitation
- Health
- Education
- Energy
- Food Security
- Gender Equality
- Maternal Health
- Ensuring Environmental Sustainability

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Solar lamps for remote villages in the Peruvian Andes Peru , RUN BY: World Expeditions

Peru To supply a number of households in remote villages in the Andes with solar lamps and solar panels (that charge effectively with cloud cover).

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 1,005

Raised from 504 people


Solar lamps for remote Andean villages, Peru Peru , RUN BY: World Expeditions

Peru To supply solar lamps to a number of remote villages in the Peruvian Andes, so these households can continue usual household activities (such as cooking and homework) once the sun has set.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 2,704

Raised from 1,175 people


Solar lighting for Jatoli village, Kumaon Himalaya India , RUN BY: People's Environmental Awareness - Khati

India PEAK aims to bring affordable, safe, healthy, efficient and environmentally responsible solar/LED home lighting systems to the village of Jatoli and the hamlets of Dhoor & Libhurghur who are without access to electricity.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 12,929

Raised from 5,670 people


Solar lighting for Khati village, Kumaon Himalaya India , RUN BY: People's Environmental Awareness - Khati

India Provide affordable, safe, healthy, efficient and environmentally responsible solar/LED home lighting systems to the 58 homes in Khati who are without access to electricity.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 7,801

Raised from 3,050 people