Does electrification create jobs? The evidence in low- and middle-income countries

Universal access to ‘affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy’ is not only UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, but is also frequently seen as a foundation of economic and human development. Why and how does it lead to employment?

This Energy Insight examines three potential avenues of employment creation due to electrification in low- and middle-income countries.

Benjamin Klooss