Electricity is the juice that feeds the global economy, helping people to escape poverty and helping countries to improve standards of living. At the same time, many negative side effects to this current power generation systems affect health, water resources, and the climate. Decision makers, advocates, companies and investors need access to transparent, highly accurate power plant information to manage these trade-offs.
Power Watch will address this challenge by creating, a comprehensive, open-source platform on the world’s power systems. Through open data, the platform and its tools will help catalyze accountability for policy makers, businesses, and investors and will inform and drive the transition to a clean energy future while reaching development targets.
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