This page contains useful links to websites of institutions related to Energy Access world-wide.
The GNESD network consists of 9 member centres covering South America, Africa and Asia.
UN-Energy was initiated as a mechanism to promote coherence within the United Nations family of organizations in the energy field and to develop increased collective engagement between the United Nations and other key external stakeholders.
In recognition of the importance of energy for sustainable economic development, the United Nations General Assembly has designated 2012 as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading this new global initiative, Sustainable Energy for All. This initiative will call for private sector and national commitments and attract global attention to the importance of energy for development and poverty alleviation.
The Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP), is a non-profit organisation that works to increase access to modern energy and reduce poverty in developing countries. GVEP was established at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg.
The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) is a partnership comprised of more than 350 partners including 45 governments as well as a range of private companies and international organisations. REEEP is a non-profit agent aiming to catalyse the market for renewable energy and energy efficiency, with a primary focus on emerging markets and developing countries. REEEP was established at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg.