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Title: Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment
Organization:World Resources Institute
Author:Westphal M, Zhou L, Satterthwaite D and Martin S
Date:September 2017

By 2050, it is projected that the world’s urban population will grow by 2.4 billion from 2015, with the growth concentrated mostly in Africa and Asia, creating unprecedented urban energy access challenges, especially for under-served populations. The report provides solutions that can improve the health of residents, the environment and the overall economies of cities.

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