1.6 billion people lack access to electricity altogether.© NASA
2.5 billion people cook with wood, coal or agrarian waste, of which 1.5 million die annually from the consequences of polluted air. © GIZ / Karin Desmarowitz
Fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil account for 60% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
Global energy demand is set to further increase by a factor of 50% by the year 2030.
The GIZ energy map displays projects GIZ supports worldwide on behalf of the German government to address these challenges in three fields of expertise.