Affordable Energy Lab

Despite yearly gains in clean and affordable energy, electricity production remains a key driver of climate change, producing 60% of greenhouse gas emissions per year. Despite this, a large share of humanity remains without access to reliable electricity.

Learn how you can tackle these issues by joining the Affordable Energy Lab, part of Prepr’s Sustainable Innovation Lab series.

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UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

UN Sustainable Development Goal #7: Affordable and Clean Energy

This UNESCO goal aims for universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services by 2030, as well as a substantial pivot to renewable energy. This goal also targets adoption of efficient and sustainable energy sources, especially in developing nations.

Key facts about sustainable energy

Over 1 billion people are still living without electricity. Over half of this population is in Sub-Saharan Africa or rural parts of Asia.

More than 3 billion people are cooking without clean fossil fuels or efficient technology.

Renewable energy accounted for over two thirds of new power around the world in 2016.

1 billion people in Sub-Saharan Africa alone may gain electricity access by 2040.

13% of the global population still lacks access to modern electricity.

The share of renewable energy in final energy consumption has reached 17.5% in 2015.

Energy is the dominant contributor to climate change, accounting for around 60% of total global greenhouse gas emissions.

By joining the Affordable Energy Lab, you can:

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Build solutions for the real world using our expert tools and resources

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Connect and share your innovations with like-minded experts and entrepreneurs using Prepr’s virtual Lab network

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Go from problem to pitch deck in 90 days or less using Prepr’s P.I.E.® Framework

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Build a portfolio project or CSR initiative that stands out and makes a real-world impact

Ready to build for a better future?

Get recognized for solving real-world problems. Join the Affordable Energy Lab today.