Future of the Environment

650 million people will still have no access to electricity by 2030, according to a new report

A technician cleans solar panels, part of the BBOXX and EDF solar energy system used to provide electricity to Sikpe Afidegnon village, Togo May 16, 2019. Picture taken May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Noel Kokou Tadegnon

Across sub-Saharan Africa, only 44% of people had access to electric power in 2017, compared with a global rate of 89%. Image: REUTERS/Noel Kokou Tadegnon

Megan Rowling
Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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