Global South

Supporting and empowering climate-resilient, thriving Global South communities


people risk climate displacement by 2050


without access to electricity


in population growth by 2030

We Must

Achieve first clean energy projects

Prioritize clean energy portfolios

Scale lessons learned & energy leadership

RMI Will

Ensure communities have access to affordable, reliable, and clean power—while enhancing resilience and addressing energy poverty.

Bring together governments and utilities to plan and deploy clean energy solutions to augment existing grids and increase access.

Facilitate communities of practice to incubate and connect energy leaders driving local energy transitions.

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RMI is accelerating distributed energy resources as a conduit for clean, affordable, and equitable power.

What We Do

  • Africa Energy Program

    Stimulating thriving economies and communities by expanding reliable energy access and accelerating clean energy adoption.

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  • Islands Energy Program

    Partnering with island nations to transition to resilient, affordable, distributed clean energy sources that benefit all.

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  • Southeast Asia

    Fostering clean energy pathways and fossil fuel transitions that will bring energy independence for millions.

  • Energy Transition Academy

    Empowering energy professionals to be leaders in clean energy locally and climate action globally.

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  • Climate Finance Access Network

    Unlocking climate finance by building lasting capacity in developing countries.

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