Sudhakararenewable And Sustainable Energy Analysis

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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development taken place in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012 led to a proposal of 17 goals and its 169 targets. The proposal covered a range of global issues that need to be dealt with by 2030. The 7th goal emphasizing on closing the energy gap and ensure that sustainable, safe and modern energy services are accessible globally. It also aims to double the energy efficiency without having to compromise the increase in the share of renewable energy in the global energy production.

“If access to modern energy services were an independent human right, obligations would be imposed on states, both at the national and international level.(FN94) In the most general sense, it is agreed that a state 's obligations in relation to human rights are threefold: to respect, to protect and to promote the right both nationally and internationally” ADDIN EN.CITE Bradbrook20083(Bradbrook, Gardam, & Cormier, 2008)3317Bradbrook, Adrian J.Gardam, Judith G.Cormier, MoniqueJournal of energy & natural resources law
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SudhakaraRenewable and Sustainable Energy ReviewsRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews198-21247AccessDevelopmentIndicatorModern energy20157//1364-0321, 2015).

The Energy access database of IEA shows that the global electrification rate is 82% by taking the readings from National levels and aggregates it to get a global reading (2). Another study of the IEA shows that 38% of the population relies on Solid fuel (2). “Each year, 4.3 million premature deaths can be attributed to household air pollution resulting from the traditional use of solid fuels, such as fuelwood and charcoal” (1). According to World Energy Outlook of the IEA, globally over 1.3 billion people are unacquainted to the access to electricity and 2.6 billion people are without clean cooking facilities

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