The UN-Energy Pledge 

UN-Energy, working with all UN system partners and UN Country Teams, commits to helping Member States and their partners to attain these milestones to be achieved by 2025 towards SDG 7 and net zero emissions, as they build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic: 


• 500 million more people with electricity access 

• 1 billion more people with access to clean cooking solutions across the world 



• 100% increase in modern renewables capacity globally and 100% renewable-based power targets established in 100 countries 

• 3% annual efficiency improvement in at least 50 countries across the world 



• 30 million jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency 

• Re-direct fossil fuel subsidies towards clean energy and end financing for new coal power plants 


• Annual global GHG emissions to be reduced at least by one third in 2025 



• Double annual clean energy investment globally (relative to the current level) 

• Raise energy access investment to US$40 billion per year, of which 50 per cent should be directed to the LDCs


 Note: Draft as of September 2021, subject to further refinements.


Energy Compact Overview



Adani Green Energy Limited

Adani Green Energy Limited
  • Adani Green Energy Limited commits to develop and operate renewable energy generation capacity of 25 GW by 2025 and 45 GW by 2030
  • to keep the average tariff below the Average Power Purchase Cost (APPC) at the national level
  • to invest $20 billion in low- and middle-income countries to pursue just and inclusive energy transition by 2030
  • to provide reliable energy through renewable energy hybrid projects and to develop a 2 GW per year solar manufacturing capacity FY 2022-23.

Adani Transmission Limited

Adani Transmission Limited
  • Adani Transmission Limited commits to increase the share of renewable power procurement from the current 3% to 30% by FY2023 and 70% by FY2030 in its only B2C business subsidiary at present generating majority of its revenue from electricity generation, transmission and distribution mainly in Mumbai area
  • AEML intends to achieve a 40% reduction in GHG emission intensity by end of FY2025 (31 March 2025), 50% reduction by end of FY2027 (31 March 2027) and 70% reduction by 2030.

AES Brasil

AES Brasil
  • By 2023, invest at least R$ 3 billion in renewable generation for intended construction of 704MW of wind generation capacity


  • From 2021 to 2030, Zipolopolo Cookstove Solutions commits to accelerate migration from unsustainable / illegal wood and charcoal fuels to sustainably sourced pellet fuels
  • accelerate migration from charcoal and wood stoves to 100% locally made pellet stoves
  • sequestrate 0.15 tCO2 per stove/year, when replacing a charcoal stove that uses illegal / unsustainable fuel


AVANGRID, the leading Sustainable Energy Company in the US
  • Renewable Installed Capacity increase 100% (2025)
  • $12Bn in Networks for beneficial electrification and resiliency
  • Reduce scope 1 GHG emissions intensity 35% (2025)
  • Reduce scope 1 GHG emissions to net zero (2035)
  • 500 MW of green hydrogen capacity (2030)
  • Install >13,000 recharging stations (2025)
  • 60% of fleet to clean energy vehicles (2030)


Bee’ah Energy Compact
  • Waste-to-energy facility to help ensure the complete diversion of waste, while producing clean, sustainable energy.
  • Facility will enable Sharjah to be the first city in the region to achieve zero waste to landfill.
  • Build solar facility on capped landfill site to generate 120 megawatts of clean energy per year.
  • Build green hydrogen fueling station capable of fuelling 1,000 hydrogen-powered large vehicles per day.
  • New headquarters to be fully powered by renewable energy and optimised to have zero net energy consumption.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
  • By 2030, CIP is aiming to raise at least EUR 130 billion for dedicated investment into greenfield renewable energy infrastructure. This amount of capital will significantly add to global renewable energy capacity and directly contribute to the achievement of SDG7 and the broader 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

CPFL Energia

CPFL inHospitals
  • 155 hospitals benefited from the program
  • 90,731 replaced lamps
  • BRL 9.3 million / year of estimated energy
  • 23.3 GWh / year of estimatedsolar generation (sufficient to serve9,821 homes)
  • 1,748 tCO2e avoided carbon emission (Equivalent to the planting of10,485 trees)

D-REC Initiative Positive Capital Partners South Pole Group

PowerPositive: The Corporate Compact for Climate Justice
  • The D-REC Initiative and its partners commit to mobilize global corporations to deploy over 1 GW of Transformative Energy (new, zero-carbon energy in developing and emerging markets) by 2030
  • To support 100 global corporations to integrate Transformative Energy into their climate strategies.
  • To catalyze over $3 billion in new investments into Transformative Energy by 2030
  • To provide capacity building support to over 100 developers of distributed renewable energy projects in developing and emerging markets.

EDP Energias de Portugal

EDP - All Green by 2030
  • EDP group's strategy is contributing to implement the vision of a society capable of reducing CO2 emissions; with a more balanced economic growth based on ethics, human rights and biodiversity protection; where energy is globally accessible, affordable, reliable and clean
  • Ramping up efforts to decarbonize its portfolio and increase investment in renewables, EDP committed:
  • be coal-free by 2025, all green and carbon neutral by 2030
  • support A2E at investment and philanthropic levels

En+ Group

En+ Group’s ‘New Energy’ Modernization program and En+ Group’s I- RECs program
  • Since 2007, En+ Group implements New Energy Modernization Program of its hydropower plants in Siberia (Russia) to boost electricity output with same water volumes in use and to partly substitute energy generated by local coal- fired plants. The anticipated results of the program for 2007 – 2025 are 26.6 Mt CO2 emissions prevention. 13.9 mln. MWh of electricity generated by coal was already replaced by clean electricity from 2007 until 2021. 9.2 mln. MWh generated by coal is expected to be replaced in 2022-2025. En+ Group has become the first energy producer and supplier in Russia certified to trade international renewable energy certificates. Since December 2020, En+ Group supplies I-RECs to national and international end-consumers. En+ Group’s estimated annual sales of green capacities in future will range from 2.5 million I-RECs to 3.5 million I-RECs.


Enel's Energy Compact
  • Coal Phase-Out acceleration from 2030 to 2027.
  • Triple renewable energy generation to 145GW by 2030.
  • Increase battery energy storage to 20 TWh and Demand Respond to 20GW by 2030.
  • Reduce scope 1 GHG emissions to less than 82 g/kWh in 2030, in line with 1.5 °C scenario (SBTi certified).
  • More than 4 million EV charging points and 10.000 electric buses by 2030.
  • Reach 5.6 million new electricity connections by 2030

Eni S.p.A.

Eni's commitment to becoming an integrated zero carbon energy company by 2050
  • Along its path towards carbon neutrality, Eni aims by 2030 to:
  • Grow installed renewable capacity to more than 15GW
  • Decrease Net GHG Lifecycle Emissions (Scope 1,2,3) by 25%
  • Decrease Net Carbon Intensity (Scope 1,2,3) by 15%
  • Reach Net zero carbon footprint Scope 1,2 from the Upstream hydrocarbons production portfolio


Google Energy Compact Committing to 24/7 Carbon-free Energy
  • Google will purchase carbon-free electricity on every grid where they operate and aim to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy (CFE) by 2030.
  • Google will develop tools and partnerships to advance 24/7 CFE for all
  • Google will catalyze the development and commercialization of new technologies to support decarbonization of electricity systems.

Graded SPA

Green Hydrogen Compact
  • Graded S.p.A. commits to be a proactive partner to achieve the 7, 9, 13 SDGs by:
  • investing 1.000.000 € in renewable energy, particularly in green-hydrogen development
  • becoming a regional leader on sustainability and energy transition, closing agreements with the regional ecosystem
  • increasing production of Green Hydrogen with small scale plants

Iberdrola S.A.

Iberdrola’s contribution to SDG 7 & net zero emission target through a robust leadership in the energy transition
  • Iberdrola commits to double renewable capacity to 60 GW by 2025.
  • Iberdrola commits to reduce emission intensity to 50 gCO2/KWh globally by 2030.
  • Iberdrola commits to provide access to electricity to 16 million people without it in emerging countries by 2030.
  • Iberdrola commits to install 600 MW of operational green hydrogen by 2025 in Spain.
  • Iberdrola commits to install 150,000 recharging stations for electric vehicles by 2025

Johnson Controls

Healthy People; Healthy Places; Healthy Planet

    Kube Energy

    Kube Energy Compact
    • Kube Energy commits to develop 150 GWh of electricity per year from 50 future power plants by 2029.
    • Kube Energy commits that 75% of the energy generated will come from solar power.
    • Kube Energy commits to target fragile regions where there is limited energy infrastructure in support of national efforts.


    Neoenergia leveraging the human right to access renewable energy in Brazil
    • Universalize access to energy in the Bahia State
    • Contribute to bring the intensity of the Iberdrola´s global direct emissions below 50 g CO2 per kWh generated by 2030, with the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.


    NTPC Energy Ambition
    • NTPC will install 50+ GW of renewables by 2030
    • NTPC will reduce its net energy intensity by 8.5% by 2030 vs. 2012 levels
    • NTPC will join at least 2 international Alliances and groups by 2025 to facilitate clean energy research and promote sustainability in energy value chain


    SDG7 Energy Compact of nybl: Ai driven Sustainable Energy for all
    • nybl commits to implementing community based sustainable energy projects in every country it operates in by 2030
    • improving internal energy efficiency by 30% by 2030
    • sourcing 30% of energy from renewables by 2030 and 50% by 2050
    • developing Ai solutions to support sustainable energy transitions by 2022

    Power Ledger

    Powerleder Energy Compact
    • Powerledger commits to:
    • 100% 24/7 Carbon Free Energy by 2025.
    • Expand peer-to-peer energy trading networks to over three million prosumers by 2030.
    • Decarbonize 20 percent of global cryptocurrency by 2030.
    • Help digitization of 20 percent of clean energy markets by 2030.
    • Enhance the integrity of 20 percent of environmental commodity markets by 2030.

    ReNew Power

    ReNew Power - accelerating India's Clean Energy Transition
    • To make Round the Clock power available from renewable energy at a tariff at least 20% less than equivalent to fossil fuel-based assets by using a combination of solar, wind, and storage technologies, coupled with low-cost financing and digital interventions by 2027
    • To be a leading international company in renewables with an operating portfolio of 18 GW by 2025
    • To improve efficiency of energy assets by 1.5-2% over current values by using digital analytics & AI by 2025
    • To increase efficiency of assets by 2-2.5% over current values through collaborative industry-academia research by 2030
    • To expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for manufacturing wind and solar assets and thereby supplying modern and sustainable energy services by setting up 2 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing and 500 MW/year Wind Turbine Manufacturing Capacity by 2023
    • To be a net-zero organization by 2050

    Schneider Electric

    Schneider Electric: Make the most of our energy to accelerate SDG7 achievement


      A next Decade Action Agenda to advance SDG7 on sustainable energy for all, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
      • Shell’s target to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050 in step with society means we are reducing emissions from our operations, as well as from the fuels and other energy products we sell to our customers.
      • It also means capturing and storing any remaining emissions using technology or mitigating them with offsets.
      • We are transforming our business to meet our target, providing more low-carbon energy such as charging for electric vehicles, hydrogen and electricity generated by solar and wind power.
      • We are also working with our customers as they make changes too, including in sectors that are difficult to decarbonise such as aviation, shipping, road freight and industry.
      • And, to help address the challenge of providing more and cleaner energy, we have an ambition to provide reliable electricity to 100 million people in emerging markets by 2030, who do not have it today.

      Taiyo Jyuken and IGES

      Local resilient solar community development by local SMEs
      • Taiyo Juken commits to install 19,440kW solar power at social welfare facilities by 2030 in Yokohama that is equivalent to 12.15% of Yokohama city’s target
      • Taiyo Juken commits to develop 56 community spaces utilizing vacant houses by 2030 (8 in 2020)
      • Taiyo Juken commits to report her progress annually.

      TotalEnergies SE

      TotalEnergies' Ambition to have Developed 100 GW of renewable installed gross capacity by 2030
      • Ambition to have developed 100 GW of renewable installed gross capacity by 2030, providing sustainable electricity to about 80 million people around the world.
      • At least 33 GW out of our 100 GW gross capacity ambition expected to be developed in emerging or developing countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East and South America.
      • About 40 million more people benefiting from sustainable electricity or first-time decent access to power in these developing regions by 2030.

      Vale S.A.

      Vale’s Energy Transition: Transforming Mining for a Cleaner Future, Together
      • Vale commits to reach 100% of renewable self-generation by 2025 in Brazil, and 100% of renewable electricity consumption globally by 2030.
      • Vale is spearheading energy efficiency projects: scalable battery storage to reduce peak-grid consumption; rotary sails and air lubrification of vessel hulls to reduce shipping fuel consumption.

      Member States


      SDG7 Energy Compact of Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energies
      • Bolivia, until 2030, commits to achieve 100% electricity coverage with the extension of 2,977.20 km of transmission lines and the execution of renewable energy projects with a capacity of 2.07 GW
      • Build hydroelectric generation plants with a capacity of 1.45 GW
      • Implement and promote policies for the efficient and sustainable use of electrical energy
      • Develop and implement new technologies, such as lithium and green hydrogen, to accelerate the energy transition and replace the use of fossil fuels
      • Promote electromobility to reduce GHG emissions.


      Renovabio Energy Compact
      • The RenovaBio Energy Compact aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the transport sector and ensure a long-term demand for low carbon fuels.
      • The CO2eq emissions reduction target of 620 million tons in the transport sector Brazil has set, will, among other benefits, further increase in 5% the share of renewables in the transport sector by 2030.


      Chile towards Carbon Neutrality
      • Energy Access: 10.000 new households with electricity access 24/7 by 2022.
      • Renewable energy: Have a participation of 40% or renewable energy in the national electricity generation by 2030
      • Renewable energy - Green Hydrogen: Be one of the world's largest green hydrogen exporters by 2030
      • Renewable energy - Green Hydrogen: Produces the cheapest green hydrogen on the planet by 2030
      • Renewable energy - Green Hydrogen: Chile achieves carbon neutrality and green hydrogen applications account for 21% of GHG emissions reduction by 2050
      • Energy Efficiency: To reduce the national energy intensity by at least 10% by 2030, compared to 2019 through an Energy Efficiency Plan
      • Energy Efficiency: Companies with consumptions over 50 Tcal/year must improve the energy intensity consumption at least 4% according to the Energy Efficiency Plan.


      Energy Compact of Denmark
      • Reduce national CO2-emissions by 70% in 2030 (compared to 1990)
      • 100% of the electricity from renewable energy by 2028.
      • Up-scale offshore wind by potentially up to 12 GW
      • Phase out of oil and gas extraction by 2050 and immediate end to new licensing rounds.
      • Increase climate finance to at least 500 million USD annually by 2023


      Achieving SDG7 for Ethiopia in the Decade of Action
      • To achieve 100% Universal Electricity Accessby 2030
      • To achieve 98,000 Biogas digesters for Clean Cooking Technologies by 2030
      • To increase the level of Renewable Energy in the energy mix from about 4,500 MW to about 20,000 MW by 2030, where the hydropower share will reduce from 92.8% to 72


      SDG7 Energy Compact of Germany
      • Germany aims to reach a 30% share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption by 2030 and increase the proportion of renewable energy in total electricity consumption to 65% by 2030.
      • Germany aims to support partner countries in expanding the use of decentralized energy and innovative technologies, such as green hydrogen and PtX.

      SDG7 Energy Compact of Germany on Green Hydrogen
      • Germany will provide 7 billion euros for speeding up the market rollout of hydrogen technology in Germany and another 2 billion euros for fostering international partnerships.
      • Germany will drive forward the construction of PtX production facilities on a near-industrial scale in some partner countries.
      • [Germany plans to establish up to 5 GW of generation capacity for the national production of green hydrogen.]


      • Honduras commits to ensure universal access electricity, adoption of clean cooking technologies and sustainable generation projects from renewable sources by 2030.
      • Honduras commits to implement the Energy Efficiency Policy, an Expansion Plan Standards and Projects for Energy Efficiency by 2030.
      • Honduras commits to guarantee transparency through data and digitization process from the energy sector by 2030.
      Honduras Energy Compact 1 - Universal access to affordable, reliable, and modern electricity promoting social economic development in Honduras


      SDG7 Energy Compact of the Government of Iceland
      • Domestically, Iceland aims to:
      • Become independent from use of fossil fuels at the latest by 2050 and carbon neutral by 2040. Renewable energy in transport will be at least 40% by 2030.
      • Take measures to improve energy efficiency and minimize energy waste.
      • eet all energy needs of the country in a secure manner for the near and distant future. Internationally, Iceland aims to:
      • Increase climate-related financing, focusing on the transition to sustainable energy.
      • Support countries in increasing the share of renewable energy and in transitioning to the circular economy through direct multiple use of energy, including for food production.
      • Help advance gender equality in the just transition to sustainable energy, including through technical training.


      Energy Compact of the Government of India
      • India commits to: Increase renewable energy installed capacity to 450 GW by 2030
      • Develop and implement National Hydrogen Energy Mission to scale up annual green hydrogen production to ~1 MT by 2030
      • Production Linked Incentive Scheme to add 10 GW solar PV manufacturing capacity by 2025
      • Create 15 MMT production capacity of compressed biogas (CBG) by 2024
      • Achieve 20% ethanol blending in petrol by Ethanol Supply Year 2025-26
      • Enhance energy efficiency in agriculture, buildings, industry and transport sectors and promote energy-efficient appliances/equipment to reduce India's emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35% over 2005 levels by 2030


      Indian Railways: On track to Net Zero
      • Mission Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2030.
      • Mission Railway Electrification by December 2023.


      Italian Green Hyrogen Compact
      • Introducing hydrogen in the in the hard to abate industries, heavy transport in line with the global SDG targets
      • Hydrogen as a complementary vector in the energy mix, according to ”no competition with other renewables” concept
      • To ensure a fair and inclusive opportunity to LCD countries sharing new capacity building towards a bright future.


      Japan’s efforts to achieve SDG7
      • Japan will develop capacity building and investment of network utilities in developing nations by 2030
      • Japan will increase percentages of renewable in the electricity generation mix by 2030 and thereafter to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
      • Japan will promote energy efficiency in developing nations


      Kenya’s Energy Compact on Clean Cooking
      • Kenya Commits to achieve Universal Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services by Rural and urban households, institutions and small commercial enterprises by 2028
      • Providing requisite policy and regulatory environments to enable accelerated transition to modern energy cooking services
      • Champion for establishment of international Day for clean Cooking.


      SDG7 Energy Compact of the Republic of Lebanon
      • Lebanon commits to:
      • generate 30% of its electricity demand in 2030 from renewables,
      • adopt a new legal framework for renewable energy,
      • establish modern laws to insure a faster transition towards sustainable energy,
      • use renewables to increase access of its population to affordable and secure energy sources especially in rural areas


      Ministry of Energy and National Cookstove Steering Committee (NCSC)

      Transformation in the Decade of Action: Toward Universal Access to Cleaner Cooking Solutions for All Malawians.
      • Malawi, conditional on climate finance, targets:
      • universal access to cleaner cooking for households & institutions, phasing out open fires by 2030, with 2-million cleaner cookstoves reached 2021-2025
      • renewable & well-managed bio-fuels, complemented with a diversity of alternatives
      • massive investment in building human capacity and in cleaner cooking value chainsv
      • Investment >$596 million


      Nauru's National Energy Compact
      • Achieve 50% electricity generation from renewable sources by 2023;
      • Achieve a 30% improvement in energy efficiency by 2030 (from a 2021 baseline);
      • Electrification of 20% of the vehicle fleet by 2030 (from a current baseline of 0%);
      • Full implementation of this Compact requires technical and financial support.


      NL Energy Compact
      • Through the SDG7 decade of action, over 25 Dutch parties will support access to clean cooking for 45 million people, access to electricity based on renewable energy for 100 million people, and double job opportunities in the energy transition for women and youth.


      Nigeria Energy Compact
      • Nigeria's flagship commitment is to electrify 25 million people across 5 million homes by 2023 using solar technologies and creating 250,000 jobs.
      • Nigeria also commits to giving 30 million homes access to clean cooking and energizing agriculture, textile production, cold storage etc. using gas as a transition fuel.


      Innovtion Contests to Promote Sustainable Development Goal 7 and the Energy Transition in Panama


        Portugal – Compact on Green Hydrogen
        • Portugal commits to:
        • achieve 47% of RES in gross energy consumption by 2030;
        • incorporate 80% of RES in electricity sector, 20% in transport sector and 49% in heating and cooling sector by 2030;
        • have, by 2030, at least 2 to 2,5 GW of electrolysis installed capacity;
        • use 2 to 5% of green hydrogen in the industry energy consumption;
        • inject 10 to 15% of green hydrogen in the natural gas grid by 2030;
        • reduce in 35% the primary energy consumption by 2030
        • accelerate exit from coal to 2021


        Ministry of Infrastructure and Ministry of Environment of Rwanda

        SDG7 Energy Compact of Rwanda
        • At least 80% of the rural population phase out open fires by accessing modern efficient or alternative cleaner fuels and cooking stoves technologies
        • At least 50% of the urban population use modern efficient cook stoves or cleaner cooking fuels, such as LPG, pellets, briquettes, electricity or green charcoal
        • Reduce institutions’ demand of wood biomass for cooking and heating through supporting and encouraging institutions to use alternative improved cooking technologies with emphasis on Electricity, LPG and Green Charcoal
        • Reduce the consumption of wood for charcoal by improving the efficiency of charcoal production and its value chain
        • Increase supply of woody biomass through improved sustainable management of woody biomass resources and agroforestry promotion

        Sierra Leone

        SDG7 Cleaner Cooking Energy Compact of Sierra Leone
        • Increase the use of LPG to an adoption rate of 25% as an alternative to wood fuel
        • Ensure all households to have access to energy-saving cooking solutions.
        • Promotesustainable production of wood fuels
        • Convert organic waste (municipalandagri.waste)to energy for domestic cooking fuel.
        • Increasethe efficiency of most biomass stoves to aminimum of 20% (Tier 2 stove efficiency)
        • Increase energy efficiency on the production of charcoal by 40%.
        • Imposed tax on charcoal sale and enforce the 1988 forestry Act on deforestation
        • Regrow 40% of the total forestry being depleted under the current practice of deforestationfor Biomass energy use
        • Promote nation-wide awareness raising throughadvocacy on the environmental and health effect of deforestation and dirty cooking
        • Ban the illegal and uncontrolled logging of trees for biomass (firewood and charcoal) in and around urban areas

        United Arab Emirates

        UAE leads on global clmiate action through green economy plans
        • UAE commits to provide 100% of UAE population with access to electricity by 2030
        • UAE commits to population primary reliance on clean fuels and technologies for cooking by 2030
        • UAE commits to generate 2.5 GW from solar energy in building sector by 2030
        • UAE commits that 24% of the energy efficiency in (building, manufacturing, transportation) by 2030

        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

        SDG7 Energy Compact of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
        • This Compact outlines measures being taken to reduce emissions in the UK by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels and to improve global ambition on energy transition and energy access.
        • Internationally, the UK will double its International Climate Finance (ICF) to at least £11.6 billion between 2021/22 and 2025/26

        United States of America

        U.S. Energy Compact
        • Produce more than 80 percent of the United States’ electricity from clean energy sources by 2030.
        • Support emerging economies in achieving ambitious climate action, such as by supporting India in accelerating its renewable energy deployment to meet its goal of 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030.
        • Improve access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by adding 35 million new electrical connections for households and businesses by 2030.
        • Phase out new DFC carbon-intensive investments by 2030, leading to net zero emissions in its portfolio by 2040.


        Republic of Zambia Energy Compact
        • The Republic of Zambia commits to:
        • achieving universal urban electrification (11.4 million people) and increasing rural electrification to 50% by 2030 (6.1 million people)
        • deploying 900,000 cooking stoves by 2025 (4.5 million people)
        • meeting 30% of Zambia’s energy needs with renewable energy (excluding large hydro) by 2030
        • decreasing energy intensity by2%/year over the 2019-2030 period

        UN & International Organizations

        African Renewable Energy Initiative

        SDG7 Energy Compact of the African Renewable Energy Initiative
        • Facilitate the development of at least 300GW of renewable power in Africa by 2030.
        • Provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to relevant national and regional stakeholders
        • Enhance cooperation between African countries to reach at least 300 GW of renewables by 2030 by supporting regional and continental processes through knowledge and technical assistance.


        European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

        SDG7 Energy Compact for EBRD Green Cities
        • EBRD’s flagship Green Cities programme commits to achieving the following by 2023:
        • 50 Green City Action Plans (GCAPs)
        • ~EUR 1.9 billion in Green Cities priority investments
        • Ramping up annual energy savings to >2 million GJ
        • Addressing GCAP-identified environmental challenges through three investments per city, on average.

        International Solar Alliance (ISA)

        ISA Energy Compact for achieving SDG7 through Global Solarization
        • Facilitate access to clean energy with focus on vulnerable communities in LDCs and SIDS
        • Reduce Carbon Emissions by 1,000 Million Tonnes by unleashing energy transitions through deployment of over 1,000 GW of solar generation capacity
        • Mobilize over USD 1,000 billion by 2030 towards solar investments.


        Sustainable Energy for All

        Sustainable Energy for All Energy Compact
        • 1,920,400 modern electricity and 313,000 clean cooking connections funded by the Universal Energy Facility (UEF)
        • 27 countries with cooling strategies and 63 countries with comprehensive energy efficiency strategies
        • Data and financing mechanisms for the electrification of 20,000 health clinics
        • 26 countries with plans, strategies, policies, regulations for sustainable energy transitions


        Securing a Sustainable Energy Future for All
        • Access:
        • 500 million more people with electricity access
        • 1 billion more people with access to clean cooking solutions across the world Transition:
        • 100% increase in modern renewables capacity globally and 100% renewable-based power targets established in 100 countries
        • 3% annual efficiency improvement in at least 50 countries across the world Resilience:
        • 30 million jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency
        • Re-direct fossil fuel subsidies towards clean energy and end financing for new coal power plants
        • Annual global GHG emissions to be reduced at least by one third in 2025 Finance:
        • Double annual clean energy investment globally (relative to the current level)
        • Raise energy access investment to US$40 billion per year, of which 50 per cent should be directed to the LDCs


        United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

        UNDP Energy Compact
        • UNDP Energy Compact main objective is to increase energy access for those furthest behind. By speeding up investment in distributed renewable energy solutions, especially for those hardest to reach and in crisis contexts, it aims to increase access to clean and affordable energy for 500 million people through strategic partnerships and targeted stakeholder engagement.


        United Nations Industrial Development Organization

        Accelerating and scaling-up inclusive and sustainable industrial development for a just and inclusive energy transition
        • UNIDO commits to raise USD 300 million annually to finance climate and clean energy projects
        • UNIDO commits to support 12 countries and 10,000 companies and organizations to double their rate of energy performance improvement by 2030
        • UNIDO commits to support 10 countries develop industrial strategies for green-hydrogen development by 2025
        • UNIDO commits to enhance national clean energy innovation ecosystems of at least 15 partner countries and introduce at least 500 innovative renewable and energy efficiency solutions by 2027
        • UNIDO commits to empower women to equally lead, participate in and benefit from the sustainable energy transition
        • UNIDO commits to empower youth to lead, participate in and benefit from the sustainable energy transition

        World Bank

        World Bank Energy Access Compact
        • The World Bank is committed to assisting its client countries to achieve SDG7 by 2030 as an integral part of just energy transition.
        • This includes providing up to 100 million people with access to clean cooking, and up to 60 million people and 60,000 healthcare facilities, schools and other public institutions with access to electricity by 2025 through inclusive and resilient and interventions.


        24/7 Carbon-Free Energy

        24/7 Carbon-Free Energy
        • The 24/7 CFE Compact is supported by a group of energy buyers, energy suppliers, governments, system operators, solutions providers, investors, and other organizations on a mission to transform global electricity grids to “absolute zero” - or full decarbonization.
        • Signatories commit to adopting, enabling, and advancing 24/7 Carbon-free Energy (CFE), which means that every kilowatt-hour of electricity consumption is met with carbon- free electricity sources, every hour of every day, everywhere.
        • Each signatory agrees to submit a UNEnergy Compact to capture the organization’s specific commitments and actions between now and 2030 to move towards 24/7 CFE

        AOSIS & IRENA

        Alliance of Small Island States and International Renewable Energy Agency

        Islands Energy Transition towards a 1.50 degrees world IRENA-AOSIS Energy Compact operationalized through the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative
        • IRENA and AOSIS through the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative commit to supporting all SIDS achieve a total of renewable energy installed capacity of 10GW by 2030.
        • IRENA and AOSIS through this energy compact re-affirm SIDS Ambitious Climate Action Summit Package including SIDS increased ambition striving toward 100% renewable energy targets in the energy sector.

        City of Ithaca, Town of Ithaca, Cornell University

        Finger Lakes Energy Compact
        • Increase access to affordable carbon-free electricity to all members of the community.
        • Reduce emissions from energy use in buildings and expand access to zero-emissions transportation options.
        • Use Cornell’s Ithaca campus as a living laboratory to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy.
        • Develop, implement, and share financial models to increase equitable access.

        Cool Coalition

        Cool Coalition Energy Compact
        • The Cool Coalition seeks to accelerate the global transition to efficient and climate-friendly cooling for all by:
        • Supporting Rwanda, India, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Colombia on measures that expand access to efficient and climate-friendly cooling
        • Supporting Nigeria, Cambodia, India, and Vietnam on measures that expand cooling solutions powered by renewable energy
        • Doubling the number of government members of the Cool Coalition from both national and subnational levels from 90 to 180 members
        • Securing 26 commitments from governments, cities and industry on the pathway to net-zero cooling by COP 26

        Electrification of Sardinia

        Electrification of Sardinia
        • In Sardinia, by 2030, Enel commits to:
        • 1. Increase electrification of final demand by at least 1.8 TWh, from 8.5 TWh
        • 2. Increase renewables production from 4 TWh (2019) to 10.9 TWh.
        • 3. Phase-out coal
        • 4. Decrease carbon intensity of electricity production from 0.5 tCO2e/MWh to 0.1 tCO2e/MWh, reducing emissions by approximately 80% (baseline 2019), as a combined outcome of commitment n. 2 and n. 3Increase electrification of final demand by at least 1.8 TWh, from 8.5 TWh (2019).

        Eletrobras and BNDES

        Decarbonization of the Amazon Isolated Systems’ Power Matrix substituting diesel generation by clean, renewable and affordable energy
        • BNDES, one of the world’s largest renewable energy financiers, and ELETROBRAS, the largest Latin America power company, are committed to promote the substitution of diesel generation in Amazon Isolated Systems by clean, renewable, and affordable energy.
        • Commitments: Study, promote pilot projects/collaboration, evaluate alternatives, propose and implement a Decarbonization Plan 2030.

        FAO and IRENA

        Food and Agriculture Organization and International Renewable Energy Agency

        Energising Agrifood Systems with Renewable Energy
        • IRENA and FAO strive to undertake at least 5 agri-food system assessments to facilitate renewable energy adoption.
        • IRENA and FAO strive to support pilot programmes/projects in at least five countries/regions through partnerships.
        • IRENA and FAO strive to strengthen the enabling environment for renewables adoption in agri-food systems in five selected countries.

        Gender and Energy

        Catalyzing Action towards Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment to accelerate a Just, Inclusive and Sustainable Energy Transition
        • Gender and energy compact goals:
        • Women have equal opportunity to lead, participate in and benefit from a just, sustainable and inclusive energy transition
        • Women have equal access to and control over sustainable energy products and services Achievement through following outcomes:
        • Energy and time poverty, as well as drudgery of women are eliminated
        • Energy access and transition pathways, strategies and policies that are more inclusive and gender-responsive have are (re)formulated and adopted
        • Women-owned and -led businesses have increased access to productive resources
        • Career advancement avenues for women working in the energy sector are created
        • Knowledge, mechanisms, tools, and sex-disaggregated data are more available and of higher-quality

        Global Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions Network

        Energy Compact of the Global Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions Network
        • ITAIPU: USD5 million capacity development; USD400 million electrical transmission improvements Paraguay / Brazil
        • CANAL: efficiency increases 6.8%; investments EUR 80 million
        • ASAZGUA: covering minimum 30% Guatemala electricity demand (three dry-months/year) with renewables; increasing ethanol production 20%; develop new biofuel
        • ASAZGUA / CANAL: expanding renewable electricity generation to 100% of demandation to 100% of demand


        Power 1 Billion Lives
        • By 2030, with the right support, off-grid solar solutions can:
        • rapidly improve lives for 1 billion people,
        • Help 550 million people out of energy poverty,
        • Benefit 190 million people from energy used in enterprise,
        • improve energy access for a further 260 million people with insufficient electricity supply.

        Green Hydrogen Compact

        Denmark , Chile, Germany, Brazil, European Commission, IRENA, World Economic Forum , COP26 High Level Champions, Global Environment Facility, Bloomberg NEF

        Multi-Stakeholder Green Hydrogen Compact
        • The Catalogue so far consists of 29 Energy Compacts from governments, subnational governments, intergovernmental organizations, private sector companies and coalitions, and the number continues to rise
        • The commitments total 268 GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030 (more than the total new renewable energy capacity added in 2020)
        • The commitments also include a total of 129 GW of new electrolyzer capacity by 2030
        • More than 25 million tonnes of green hydrogen

        Health Facility Electrification

        Multi-stakeholder Energy Compact for Health Facilty Electrification
        • This multi-stakeholder Energy Compact aims to accelerate the deployment of reliable and clean energy solutions to health facilities, by setting the following sectoral ambitions:
        • 25,000 health facilities with sustainable access to a clean and reliable power source by 2025
        • 20 sector assessments of healthcare systems at national level by 2025

        IRENA and GWEC

        International Renewable Energy Agency and Global Wind Energy Council

        Offshore Wind Energy Compact
        • Increase government understanding and ambitions for offshore wind development in this decade, through the IRENA Collaborative Framework on Ocean Energy/Offshore Renewables, capacity- building, dialogue and technical assistance.
        • Achieve 380 GW of offshore wind, including fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind, installed worldwide by 2030.
        • Achieve 2,000 GW of offshore wind, including fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind, installed worldwide by 2050.

        IRENA, GGA, IGA

        International Renewable Energy Agency, Global Geothermal Alliance, its Member Countries and Partners and the International Geothermal Association

        Scaling up geothermal heating and cooling globally
        • To define the GGAs' goal for geothermal heating and cooling in 2030 to achieve a three-fold growth compared to 2014 levels.

        IRENA, SEforALL

        IRENA-SEforALL Energy Compact
        • IRENA commits to mobilise USD 3 billion for financing and implementation of low-carbon and climate-resilient renewable energy projects to contribute to achieving the global energy transition by 2030
        • IRENA commits to conduct annual investment forums as project- financier matchmaking events across all 14 IRENA regions and facilitate at least 100 projects towards investment readiness by 2030
        • IRENA commits to provide technical assistance and capacity building to improve the renewable energy project development ecosystem in IRENA Member States with a geographical focus on SIDS and LDCs by 2030

        Powering Past Coal Alliance and UN-Energy on behalf of partner governments

        SDG7 Energy Compact for No New CoalPower
        • Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; Republic of Chile; Kingdom of Denmark; French Republic; Federal Republic of Germany; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Montenegro commits to:
        • Immediately cease issuance of new permits for unabated coal-fired power generation projects
        • Cease new construction of unabated coal-fired power generation projects as of the end of year


        Renewable Energy for Latin America & the Caribbean

        SDG7 Energy Compact of RELAC: Ministries of Energy of Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
        • Achieve 70% renewable energies participation in the installed capacity and electricity generation in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030
        • Establish a climate action platform that groups together Latin American and Caribbean countries and international organizations to accelerate carbon- neutrality of electricity systems

        Renewable Energy for Peacekeeping

        Renewable Energy for Peacekeeping
        • UN peacekeeping missions will scope a portfolio of 3 potential renewable energy projects each as part of their energy supply assessments by Q3 2022
        • Partners will look to initiate 2 to 3 projects of 15-20 GWh/year by 2023 and develop a longer-term work plan on the basis of assessment results,


        United Nations Industrial Development Organization

        UNIDO’s Global Programme for Green Hydrogen in Industry
        • UNIDO commits to increasing access to knowledge products and capacity building for green hydrogen application in industries of developing countries and transitioning economies from 2020 to 2025
        • UNIDO commits to cooperating with 10 countries in developing national industrial roadmaps and strategies for industry application through green hydrogen in industrial clusters, parks, zones and hydrogen valleys by 2025

        Non-Governmental Organizations

        ACCESS Coalition

        Inclusive and innovative energy service design and delivery is needed to achieve SDG 7; civil society in the mix
        • Support 10 energy access-deficit countries to use inclusive, integrated planning to deliver sustainable energy services that leave no one Behind
        • Advocate for 3 Multilateral development Banks to commit 50% of energy portfolio to DRE, and ensure community participation in projects.
        • Facilitate capacity building and learning on energy access in 20 countries.

        Alliance for Rural Electrification

        ARE’s Compact to Deliver Power, Create Jobs & Save the Climate
        • By 2030, ARE strives to enable private sector to:
        • deliver sustainable electricity services to more than 500 million additional people in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America & Caribbean.
        • catalyse the creation of more than 5 million green jobs.
        • avoid more than 1 billion tonnes of CO2e emissions.


        Global Wind Energy Council

        GWEC Global Wind Energy Coalition for COP26 Energy Compact
        • The Global Wind Industry, led by the GWEC Global Wind Energy Coalition for COP26 which comprises of leading companies and organisations in the wind sector, commits to supplying 3,300 GW of wind by 2030 (from the 743GW of current installed capacity), and 250GW per annum in line with IRENAs Net Zero scenario.

        Let There Be Light International

        Solar Lights Change Lives
        • LTBLI commits to deliver SDG-7 safety-net programming to 1.5 million people by 2030
        • LTBLI commits to improving maternal and infant health for 100,000 people through our Safe Births + Healthy Homes programming
        • LTBLI commits to catalyze the inclusion of SDG7 into the programming of 30 NGOs to amplify SDG interlinkages .


        MARCOGAZ Energy Compact
        • Expanding cooperation with European and global partners by exchanging knowledge and technical expertise on decarbonized gas midstream and downstream network
        • Continued technical evaluation of the technology readiness level of the existing gas infrastructure for new gases at different concentrations in the grid, 100% decarbonized network and impact on end-use gas appliances
        • Collecting data on new gases generation, sector integration projects, and power-to-gas installations to create roadmaps for greater integration of renewables and role of gas infrastructure

        REN21 (Renewable Energy Network for the 21st Century)

        Strengthening the Renewables Voice: Increasing the influence of the renewables community
        • Through the compact the REN21 network commits to create a collective voice around renewable energy to draw attention to and strengthen the renewables’ agenda
        • Link climate and development priorities by broadening the energy transition discussion by building bridges to non-energy sectors
        • Develop targeted action by working with the community to support collaborative campaigns called Lighthouse Projects.

        Regions and Cities

        Basque Country

        SDG7 Energy Compact of the Basque Country
        • Action 1: Set up of 30 to 50 nonprofit cooperative energy communities involving 12,000 to 20,000 families as members of the energy communities (prosumers). Investment of €3.6M - €6M Million (M)
        • Action 2: Set up of 30MW to 250MW new photovoltaic (PV) power capacity (30 to 50 new PV installations). Investment of €0.8M - €4M per energy community (depending on the land price): total investment of €24M - €200M.

        SDG7 Energy Compact of the Basque Country - Green Hydrogen
        • Action 1: Install an electrolysis capacity of 300 MW. Investment of €180-330 Million (M).
        • Action 2: 100% of the produced hydrogen to be of renewable or low- carbon origin. Investment of €20-25 M.
        • Action 3: An annual production of 2,000 t/year of synthetic fuels. Investment of €40-50 M.
        • Action 4: 90% of hydrogen consumed in industry as feedstock to be of renewable or low-carbon origin. Investment of €15-30 M.
        • Action 5: Hydrogen will account for 5% of the total energy consumption in the industrial sector. Investment of €50-75 M.
        • Action 6: 10 pilot projects for hydrogen use in buildings. Investment of €5-10 M.
        • Action 7: The establishment of a fleet of 20 hydrogen buses, and a fleet of 450 goods transport vehicles of varying sizes. Investment of €51-62 M.
        • Action 8: A network of 10 public access hydrogen filling stations. Investment of €42-53 M.

        C40 Cities

        C40 Renewable Energy Declaration: Powering Green and Just Cities
        • Accelerating renewable energy transition: Use 100% renewable electricity citywide by 2035 and fully decarbonised energy to cook, and heat and cool buildings within the city no later than 2050.
        • Enabling energy access with renewables: Achieve universal access to reliable, sustainable and affordable electricity and clean cooking fuels and technologies by 2030 and use 100% renewable electricity citywide by 2050.
        • Maximising local renewable energy: Deploy clean energy systems for electricity, heating, cooling and cooking to achieve 50% of the assessed feasible potential within the city by 2030 and 100% by 2050
        • Lead by example, either switching municipal electricity consumption to 100% renewable energy by 2025 or deploying renewable energy systems on all feasible municipal assets by 2030.

        ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

        100% Renewables Citites and Regions Energy Compact
        • Signatories of ICLEI’s 100% Renewables Cities and Regions Energy Compact commit to:
        • 100% renewable energy use at the latest by 2050
        • Achieving 30% renewable energy use at the latest by 2030
        • Achieving 100% renewable energy use in local government operations at the latest by 2030
        • Achieving SDG 7 at the latest by 2030
        • Implementing at least one climate mitigation action annually from 2022 onwards

        Montgomery County Government

        Montgomery County Climate Action Plan (CAP)

          New Town Kolkata Green Smart City Corportation Limited

          Energy Compact of New Town Kolkata, West Bengal, India
          • New Town Kolkata commits to ensure stable modern energy connection to all
          • 2% renewable energy in the energy used within 2030
          • Explore geothermal energy by 2030
          • Ensure 5% gain in energy efficiency
          • Non- motorization of intra city travel by 50%
          • Have liquid hydrogen fuel plant with technology support from UN

          Shimokawa Town

          A Sustainable Town That Circulates Resources, People, Nature and Finance
          • Shimokawa set its own SDGs, adopting “Shimokawa Renewable Energy Roadmap” to realize SDGs7 with targets below.
          • Shimokawa raises energy reduction awareness by promoting eco- points, and saves residents’ energy/money by mainstreaming health/passive houses, renovating 15 housings/year by 2023.
          • Shimokawa supplies amount needed in-town for out-of-town demands in renewable energy until 2030 to convert energy to consume locally, realizing net zero by 2040s.

          Toyama City

          Realize a Sustainable Value Added Innovative City through a Compact City Strategy
          • Toyama City will increase its share of renewable energy to 47.2% by 2030
          • Toyama City will double its energy efficiency to 1.4% per year by 2030
          • Toyama City will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 30% of its 2005 level by 2030

          Philanthropic Organization

          The Rockefeller Foundation

          Energy Compact for Ending Energy Poverty
          • RF is spearheading the creation of a new global platform, committing $1 billion in philanthropic capital to scale the distributed renewable energy sector in support of ending energy poverty and combatting the climate crisis
          • RF commits to empowering one billion people with access to reliable, distributed renewably energy and reducing global GHG emissions by up to one billion tons annually
          • RF commits to achieving a modern rural energy minimum of 300 kWh/capita annual consumption
          • RF commits to increasing real household income 2X
          • RF commits to 50% of productive-use customers and employees in the value chain being women

          Academic Institution

          Renewable Energy University League of Japan

          SDG7 Energy Compact of the Renewable Energy University League of Japan


            SDG 7 Youth Constituency

            Energy Revolution With, For and By Youth
            • Ensure presence of youth priorities in the global and national energy transition agendas
            • Help youth-led organisations to access scale-up and start-up funding
            • Gather commitments from youth-led organisations about their actions in support of SDG 7
            • Publish an annual review on inclusion of youth in the Energy Compacts
            • Train at least 3000 annually on their role in achievements of SDG 7

            Student Energy

            Student Energy Solutions Movement
            • Student Energy commits to directly fund and support the deployment of 10,000 youth-led clean energy projects by 2030
            • Student Energy commits to raising $10 million by the end of 2021 and $150 million by 2030 to support youth (18-30) with skills, mentorship, and training necessary to accelerate progress on SDG7.