January 26, 2021
Increasing Energy Access Ambition for Global Development Power for All: Todd Moss on Power for All Podcast
By Todd Moss
Power for All's Podcast Host William Brent speaks with Todd Moss on the recent launch of a new framework called the Modern Energy Minimum, which calls for a huge jump in ambition for what the global development community considers basic energy access (25:39). Listen to Todd describe the Modern Energy Minimum here or below: Power for All · Increasing Energy Access Ambition for Global Development: Interview With Todd Moss
Where is the next step on the ladder out of energy poverty?
By Todd Moss
Economists at the World Bank recently wrote that “poverty does not end when a household crosses the US$1.90 per person per day International Poverty Line.” We all know that higher levels of income are needed to improve livelihoods and expand economic opportunities.
To Fight Poverty, We Must Raise Global Energy Ambitions
By Todd Moss, Asvhin Dayal
Originally appeared in a post on the Rockefeller Foundation's website, February 16, 2021. The world will not end extreme poverty without ending energy poverty.
Raising Global Energy Ambitions: The 1,000 kWh Modern Energy Minimum
By Todd Moss, Morgan Bazilian, Moussa Blimpo, Lauren Culver, Jacob Kincer, Meera Mahadevan, Vijay Modi, Rose Mutiso, Varun Sivaram, Jay Taneja, Mark Thurber, Johannes Urpelainen, Michael Webber, Bob Muhwezi
Energy is fundamental to modern living and any competitive prosperous economy. SDG7 calls for modern energy for all, but the indicator for tracking progress against this goal is meeting a very low level of residential electricity consumption.