New energy video released
Powerful solutions to poverty
Life without energy condemns people to a life of poverty. Around the world 1.6 billion people live without electricity.
2.5 billion people have no regular access to decent fuels for cooking
1.6 billion people have no access to electricity
85% of Africans have no electricity.
60% of energy is consumed by 20% of the world's population
Practical Action supplies practical energy. We are helping people create renewable, sustainable, locally-sourced power in their communities.
Some of the methods we use include: more efficient cooking stoves; off-grid electricity; bio-gas plants and smoke hoods to reduce indoor pollution.
|Life without energy
One third of the world's population have no access to electricity
|Energy for poverty reduction
Energy is the spark that can help lift people out of poverty
Practical Action delivers access to renewable, locally-sourced energy