Energy access is needed to maintain health during pandemics

Energy plays a central role in responding to emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic, from ensuring adequate healthcare services to supporting households during lockdowns. Protecting the renewable energy industry and its contribution to providing sustainable energy access for all must be an urgent priority in the current crisis.

In this article the authors discuss energy & health services, life under lockdown and energy access after COVID-19.

Vanesa Castán Broto, Joshua Kirshner