Poor people’s energy outlook 2010 | Practical Action.

I need to post on this info as well, because it is very profound. In this report, Practical Action proposes minimum energy service standards for all people. They call these minimum energy service standards: Total Energy Access. Read this list and just take it in. It’s very important, and really based off of a simple idea: use matters! Energy access is not complete until the desired consumers are consuming. When this consumption is important for a basic standard of living, minimum requirements can give goal-like thresholds for practitioners to strive for. Here’s the list:

Also, in addition to this these minimum standards, Practical Action has come up with an index to track progress in achieving these goals: