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7.2.1 Renewable Energy Share

Definition

Renewable energy (inclusive of solar, wind, geothermal, hydro-power, bio-energy and marine sources) as a proportion of final (not primary) energy consumption. Energy mix includes electricity, transportation and cooking/heating fuels.

Data Source(s)

World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All ( SE4ALL ) database from the SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework. Retrieved from “https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EG.FEC.RNEW.ZS?locations=TT

7.2.1 Renewable Energy Share

 
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7.2.1 Renewable Energy Share Sustainable Development Goals

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

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

Energy 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 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.

Related 7.2.1 Renewable Energy Share Targets

7.2

By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix