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Solar lanterns toolkits. Rights and practicalities guide
This toolkit gives guidance to communities in the Niger Delta on accessing solar energy.
This research was funded by the European Union.
One in five people around the world – 1.3 billion people – lack electricity to light their homes or run their businesses, while wealthy countries consume vast amounts of electricity every day. IIED’s energy team works to promote access to sustainable energy for the poorest communities and a more equitable consumption of energy resources. Energy access is an area of great inequity. Access to sustainable modern energy services underpins health, education and livelihoods and increases resilience to climate change – yet millions of people have no access to electricity and use dangerous and unhealthy fuels for lighting and cooking.
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Improving people’s access to sustainable energy