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Universal Access to Energy

Welcome to the FSR Universal Access to Energy area. This knowledge hub primarily focuses on facilitation and investigation of energy regulation in addressing energy access, and we do this using the FSR Energy model of – innovative training, policy dialogue and applied research.




We offer state-of-the-art residential, online and blended training to suit the needs of our global audience such as:

  • A special edition of our regulation of the power sector course, addressing energy growth pathways for Island Nations, in cooperation with the Indian Ocean Commission.
  • BADGE training course on opening up the electricity sector in African countries, in collaboration with MINES ParisTech.
  • Access to energy and regulatory frames: Best practices from around the World (upcoming online training).
Policy Dialogue & Research

Policy Dialogue & Research

Through our expert panel and strategic partnerships, FSR continually explores ways to expand knowledge and best practices of regulatory tools that promote the SDG 7.

We do this via our workshops, seminars, debates and research initiatives.
  • Online debate on bridging the regulation gap in addressing decentralised energy systems
  • Renewable Energy in the Indian Ocean Islands –Best Practices
  • Role of regulation in bridging the techno-socio-economic gap in off-grid energy systems
  • Energy regulation mapping of key markets in emerging and developing nations.


FSR is supporting capacity building by making training accessible to the relevant stakeholders. 

NEXT OPPORTUNITY: FSR Online Training on the regulation of the power sector in Autumn of 2017. 

10 free places are open to candidates from low-income and lower-middle-income countries. 


Latest News & Articles

Universal Access to Energy

Jessica Dabrowski

Topic of the Month


What’s cooking the pot?

“Decoding the elements of universal access to energy” FSR Topic of the Month – May Editor: Swetha RaviKumar Bhagwat Second instalment by Jessica Dabrowski Today, approximately 2.7 billion […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

Pia Lovengreen Alessi

Topic of the Month


The Inevitable Handshake!

“Decoding the elements of universal access to energy” FSR Topic of the Month – May Editor: Swetha RaviKumar Bhagwat First instalment by Pia Lovengreen Alessi The […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

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New Report by World Bank: Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE)

An increasing number of developing countries are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

Pippo Ranci



Energy Poor | E-book available for download in English

Energy Poor by Pippo Ranci, Matteo Leonardi, Laura Susani now available to download in English Among various indicators of deprivation that are used to measure […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

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IRENA – the key role of renewable energy in meeting energy access goals

IRENA publishes two reports highlighting recent and future renewable mini-grid technological innovations, and the policy and regulatory approaches that can further incentivise its deployment and help achieve universal energy access. read more

Universal Access to Energy


Small increase in energy investment could cut premature deaths from air pollution in half by 2040, says new IEA report

IEA strategy based on existing energy technologies and policies can cut 50% of pollutant emissions, the fourth-largest threat to human health, by 2040.“Clean air is […] read more

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