Goal 7 : Affordable and Clean Energy
Why does this goal matter?
For many decades we have been depending on fossil fuels, which release greenhouse gases. This has a negative impact on people’s well-being and the environment. Therefore, a good and efficient energy system will provide support to all sectors, such as health, education, environment, business, infrastructure, communications and technology.
What are this goal’s targets?
UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO MODERN ENERGY
By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services
INCREASE GLOBAL PERCENTAGE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY
By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix
DOUBLE THE IMPROVEMENT IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY
By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency
PROMOTE ACCESS TO RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INVESTMENTS IN CLEAN ENERGY
By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology
EXPAND AND UPGRADE ENERGY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
By 2030, expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States, and land-locked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support