Parliamentarians and Mainstreaming Energy Access. Gregory Woodsworth Energy Policy Advisor United Nations Development Programme. EAC energy access strategy. 84% of households use biomass 3% rural, 32% urban connected to grid Bonn Conference, GFSE, E4D
Parliamentarians and Mainstreaming Energy Access
Energy Policy Advisor
United Nations Development Programme
Architecture of the Energy System
coal oil natural gas sunlight wind biomass
Coal mining, tree felling, oil/gas recovery etc
Coal/gas fired power plant, photovoltaic panels wind turbines, biogas digester
light bulb, automobile, refrigerator, gas stove, arc welder, water pump
Development of the Energy Access Strategy
Target 1: Enable the use of modern fuels for 50% of those who at present use traditional biomass for cooking - improved cookstoves, reduce indoor air pollution, increase sustainable biomass production.
Target 2: Access to electricity for all urban and peri-urban poor.
Target 3: Access to modern energy services such as lighting, refrigeration, information and communication technology, and water treatment and supply forall schools, clinics, hospitals and community centres.
Target 4: Access to mechanical power within the community for all communities for heating and productive uses.
Uses of funds
Sources of funds
National Budget and Donor Grants
Willingness to Pay
Aligning political commitment, public policy and public expenditure.
Strategies that provide:
present Parlimentarians the means to influence the policy framework (PRSP) and budgetary allocations (MTEF)