Share of SSA Households with Electricity Access: SDG 7 vs. BAU

Historical

Business as Usual

SDG 7 Met

Business as usual will mean …

0%

of households will have electricity access by 2030

104
million

households will remain without access,
only 20 million fewer than today

TODAY
124 million

vs.

2030
104 million

congo
tanzania
west-africa
ethiopia
kenya
nigeria
central-africa
uganda
southern-africa
rwanda
east-africa

SDG7: Serious Investment Needed

Shell Foundation and Catalyst Off-grid Advisors have produced a report that highlights the level and type of funding required to meet SDG7 in the sub-Saharan markets.

Use the tabs below to see the business as usual shortfall in sharp focus, and the required funding and connections to meet the 2030 goal.

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Total Deployments Required
Number of Off-Grid Households in 2030
Total Funding Required
million
$
billion
Why Business As Usual Won’t Work

At the current pace, SDG7 will be missed by more than 100 million in sub-Saharan Africa.

Shell Foundation and Catalyst Off-grid Advisors have produced a report that highlights the level and type of funding required to meet SDG7 in the sub-Saharan markets.

BUSINESS AS USUAL
WHAT’S REQUIRED?
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