Webinar: Energy Access Outlook: from Poverty to Prosperity

Start/Stop Date:
23 Oct 2017
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Webinar 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST
Focus Areas:
Policy priorities, investment needs, energy efficiency
Type of Event:

Join a webinar presenting the key findings from a new World Energy Outlook special report,
the Energy Access Outlook: from Poverty to Prosperity. Register here Energy Access Outlook: from Poverty to Prosperity, a World Energy Outlook 2017 Special Report
Monday 23 October 2017, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM CEST
Speakers: Laura Cozzi, Hannah Daly and Molly Walton. Emanuela Colombo, UNESCO CHAIR in Energy for Sustainable
Development, Politecnico di Milano will join as a guest speaker.
Please click on the link to register. You will receive a confirmation mail with information on how to join (see also
system requirements) This report will be available for download from 19 October at www.iea.org/energyaccess and provides:

  • A pathway for achieving access to modern energy for all by 2030, identifying policy priorities, detailing
    investment needs, and the role that decentralised and on-grid solutions may play.
  • Expanded and updated IEA electricity and clean cooking access databases, and an assessment of the status
     for all developing countries, reviewing recent trends and policy efforts up to 2016.
  • A global and regional electricity and clean cooking access outlook to 2030, with a dedicated chapter on
    sub-Saharan Africa.
  • An analysis of how energy development can unleash economic growth in sectors such as agriculture, and
    explores how energy access intersects with other issues such as gender, health and climate change.

The annual WEO is the IEA’s flagship analytical publication and a vital guide to future energy trends. In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from the report’s lead authors about the report’s main messages and findings. We’ll also be responding to your questions and comments, submitted either online during the event or in advance by email to WEO@iea.org. This is the first webinar in a series that will present the key findings and analysis from the World Energy Outlook-2017.