Affordable and Clean Energy

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Click on the case studies below to find out what programs, projects and policies are being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Goal 7.

Learn more about the targets and indicators of SDG 7 at UN Sustainbale Development Knowledge Platform.

Case studies

38 case studies available.

One Less Nuclear Power Plant
Seoul , South Korea

One Less Nuclear Power Plant

The initiative aims at reducing energy consumption and increasing renewable energy production to compensate for one nuclear power plant

Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP)
Edmonton, Canada

Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP)

The Plan provides strategic direction for Edmonton entire urban forest.

Sustainable Urban District Vauban
Award
Freiburg, Germany

Sustainable Urban District Vauban

A former derelict site is developed into a residential district through an integrated approach

Solar powered schools
Hyderabad, India

Solar powered schools

The project aims to provide low-carbon power supply for public buildings and their neighbourhoods.

Eco-Mileage System
Seoul , South Korea

Eco-Mileage System

The eco-mileage system is an incentive program for citizens and organizations to reduce energy consumption.

No-Driving Day Campaign: One Day per Week
Seoul , South Korea

No-Driving Day Campaign: One Day per Week

The No-Driving Day initiative is a campaign based on the citizens’ voluntary participation to drive less and use public transport more.

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’
Award
Malaga, Spain

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’

Los Limoneros is a social housing complex, which thanks to the project has significantly improved its energy rating.

Local strategies to implement national energy efficiency schemes in Newcastle
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Local strategies to implement national energy e...

Through building partnerships between the public and private sectors, the city of Newcastle has improved the energy efficiency of its housing stock, decreased fuel poverty and created jobs and training opportunities for vulnerable young people.

EcoHouse Antwerp - Fighting poverty and unemployment while reaching city climate targets
Antwerp, Belgium

EcoHouse Antwerp - Fighting poverty and unemplo...

Antwerp is running an advice and demonstration centre for residents to improve energy efficiency of homes.