This goal is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Sustainable energy is an opportunity as it transforms lives, economies and the planet. Energy is important to nearly every major target and opportunity in the world including jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential.
A Sustainable Energy for All initiative to ensure universal access to modern energy services, improve efficiency and increase use of renewable sources which is led by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Here are the details of SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy according to the United Nations.
By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services
By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix
By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency
By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology
By 2030, expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States, and land-locked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support.
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Sample data sets in Hong Kong: SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy