Tag: energy access


The rate of expansion of access to electricity will have to double over the next 17 years if the world’s population is to achieve 100 percent access to modern energy, a new report says. While about 1.7 billion people became Read more…


Last week I traveled to Durban, South Africa to participate in the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to highlight the critical and largely untapped potential of women to combat climate change. Studies have shown Read more…


“Energy access is a human right and a rapidly rising need”, said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gregory H. Boyce, who spoke at CERAWeek, 2011. Boyce presented coal as the fuel to provide for global energy demand into Read more…

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