UN launches decade-long initiative to promote ‘sustainable energy for all’


The United Nations (UN) has launched a 10-year plan, which aims to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, reports Edie.net.

The Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024) strategy plans to provide universal access to modern energy services, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency and share renewable energy globally.

Announcing the launch in New York yesterday, Secretary-General’s Special Representative on the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative Kandeh Yumkella called on the private sector to innovate and invest in order to help reach the initiative’s three objectives by 2030.

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