eni sees access to energy as a central issue as well as a real operational model.
The partnership involves initiatives to promote development and access to energy in the Countries where eni operates, in particular in Africa, in partnership with the SDSN. Moreover, eni is one of the founders of the “World Access to Modern Energy & Expo 2015”, an association born from the collaboration between eight large Italian and European energy companies and Expo 2015 SpA, with the common goal of promoting access to energy at the Expo 2015.
Participating in this initiative eni is also contributing with the skills and resources of the Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation.
This situation is set to worsen: estimates show that in 2030 energy poverty in Asia will be dramatically reduced whereas – at current rates of investment – it will increase in relative terms in the Sub-Saharan Region.
Adapted from the IEA World Energy Outlook 20131.
(1) Source: World Energy Outlook 2013 - Electricity Access Database.