Norad's new report "Norwegian energy partnerships 2007 - 15" presents the positive development effects from the Norwegian "Clean energy" - initiative.
"The Norwegian Clean Energy initiative" has served 18 million people with modern energy services. Among these, have 10,5 million people got access to electricity, while 7,5 million people have been supported with other energy services such as improved cookstoves & biogas.
6 000 MW of generation capacity is constructed, hereof 5000MW withing Norfund's investment portfolio. This is estimated to cover the annual consumption of 30 million people.
9 000 kilometres of transmission & distribution lines are constructed.
This is only the beginning. The UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Change Agreement emphasise the importance of continued investments in clean energy.
"The Clean Energy Initiative, Results Report 2007-2015" can be read here.