Off-Grid Renewables Offer Unprecedented Opportunity to Achieve 100% Energy Access
More than 500 participants gathered in Nairobi today for the opening of the third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC). Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the conference aims to boost electricity access through the development of off-grid renewables. Today, roughly 15 per cent of the world’s population lives without electricity, but off-grid solutions can provide an estimated 60 per cent of the additional generation needed to achieve universal access. ….