IEC President Shu Yinbiao has spoken about the importance of aligning the vision of the IEC to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Dr Shu made the comments in an address to the IEC Council during the organization’s 84th General Meeting.
The United Nations has defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the foundation for its plan to build a better world by 2030. Vimal Mahendru, Convenor of a group educating the IEC community about the SDGs, provides his thoughts on the role of the IEC in achieving the SDGs.
According to the Off-Grid Solar (OGS) Market Trends Report published by Lighting Global, the off-grid solar (OGS) sector provided electricity access to an estimated 360 million people worldwide in 2017.
A new webzone illustrates how the IEC is enabling the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. IEC work directly impacts 12 of the 17 SDGs. It provides the technical foundation for the entire energy chain and all equipment that is driven by electricity. IEC work improves the s
Mining companies can help turn on the lights across sub-Saharan Africa, says World Bank Based on World Bank media release (see full release here) New World Bank report In a new report called “Power of the Mine: A Transformative Opportunity for Sub-Saharan Africa”, the World Bank calls