1 in 5 people have no access to reliable electricity. Access to energy helps raise people out of poverty and creates opportunity. Clean, renewable energy is the energy of choice in the developing world. Developing countries are leading the way with renewable energy and rethinking the way things are done. Clean energy is practical, cost-effective, and provides local economic benefits. Developing countries are installing renewable energy projects at nearly 2 x's the rate of developed nations. Worldwide, solar installations are doubling every 2 years. Renewable energy will overtake coal as the world's largest source of electricity in the next 20 years. Emerging markets are leapfrogging the developed world in clean energy development. Thanks to USAID-supported partnership programs, we are learning from each other. And sharing bold policy solutions to increase clean energy investment. Together, we are building a future where everyone has access to clean and reliable energy. Sharing ideas. Facilitating partnerships..