Poor people's energy outlook - document library
Poor people's energy outlook - reports
Poor people's energy outlook 2013
The third edition of the PPEO series focuses on energy for community services. This report builds on our evidence base and our call for Total Energy Access by focusing on vital community services. It brings to life the experiences of people living in energy poverty in countries with varying geographical, environmental and development contexts such as Bolivia, Bangladesh and Rwanda. It places the spotlight on the contribution that improved energy access can make to health, education and infrastructure services such as water and street lighting.
Poor people's energy outlook 2012
The 2012 report, 'Energy for earning a living', was designed to act as a catalyst for a movement for change on energy access, and a source of information to support it.
Poor people's energy outlook 2010
The first PPEO presents the perspective of those living in energy poverty and those for whom energy access has been life changing.
Total Energy Access infographic
Energy enables: building a new energy access narrative
A four-page policy brief to accompany the 2013 Poor People's Energy Outlook.
Energy poverty: the hidden crisis
International development agencies, donors and governments in low-income countries need to make energy access for the poor a priority if they are meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and eradicate poverty. This briefing paper looks at the existing barriers to energy access and the sustainable solutions that could overcome them.
People living without energy are denied the chance to work their way out of poverty. This truth lies at the heart of the 2012 report, 'Energy for earning a living', which analyses the different types of energy services that poor people need to earn a living.Read more
The Energy Access Ecosystems approach can be used to measure and understand the ‘health’ of a specific country’s energy system. Explore our interactive graphic to see how all the parts of an ecosystem fit together.Find out more
The Energy and Earning a Living model highlights the key steps and additional support that poor people may need to improve their incomes through modern energy access. Explore the diagram and click for more informationFind out more