Clean Energy Ministerial 6 (CEM6): Finance for Energy Access
Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
27 May 2015
The public-private roundtable summarized on this web page describes how over one billion people globally lack access to electricity, and how providing clean and affordable energy services to these unelectrified populations will be a critical driver for poverty reduction, job creation, and improved health and social outcomes. According to the authors, achieving universal energy access within the next two decades will require an unprecedented level of public and private sector investment, with over 60 per cent of these investments directed towards distributed generation solutions.