Global Electricity Initiative

Founding Year: 2011



Philippe Joubert (Executive Chair)

Is a program of the World Energy Council based around the premise that “clean electricity is a fundamental solution to the challenge of climate change.” GEI works on “encouraging action and cooperation between electricity utilities around the world to achieve access to electricity for all people by 2030 in a reliable, affordable and sustainable way.” Consequently, it conducts comprehensive surveys from countries that constitute “80% of the world’s installed generation capacity” to increase access to affordable and clean electricity by identifying, recording and sharing information, main trends and issues, and best practices.


Global Electricity Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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