SD Strategies is a policy and communications consultancy. We focus on issues at the intersection of economic and social development, energy, and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, SD Strategies often works as a collaborative work-desk partnering with leading individuals and institutions from all over the world. Our partners and clients are governments, international organizations, civil society actors and representatives of the private sector. Still in its first year, SD Strategies was named Best Energy & Economic Development Consultancy and received the 2018 Clean Energy Award from Global Energy Review.

Slide This report highlights the economic, social and environmental benefits that a transition towards EV-based mobility based on domestic renewable energy sources can create in APEC islands. Two tools are presented that islands can apply to plan their transition: The Avoid-Shift-Improve framework and its use in Island Mobility Plans define the role of EVs within a broad set of sustainable transport options. The multi-criteria decision making method allows for the evaluation of different energy pathways, and the selection of one as part of an effective stakeholder dialogue. NEW PUBLICATION: Roadmap for the Integration of Sustainable Energy & Transport in Small Islands Slide Internship - sustainable energy policy and markets We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to assist in projects including but not limited to the areas of:
  • Renewable energy (RE), energy efficiency (EE) and sustainable transport policies and markets across Africa, Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean
  • Sustainable energy finance; policies and measures to "de-risk" investments
  • Energy access, mini-grids and SDS business models
  • Productive use of decentralised power systems
  • Community outreach for energy
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SD Strategies GmbH sucht zum Jahresbeginn 2021 eine/n neue/n Mitabeiter/in mit vielfältigem Aufgabengebiet. Wir wenden uns mit dieser Stellenausschreibung insbesondere an Kandidat*innen mit dem Wunsch, zunächst in Teilzeit (bevorzugt vormittags) zu arbeiten.
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2030 Agenda: Review process of SDG7 on energy

In 2018, SDG7 will be up for its first thematic review at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the United Nations. This will serve as a critical milestone to take stock of progress to-date in achieving SDG7 and to reflect on the way forward. This Policy Brief summarises the current state of efforts towards SDG7 and describes major stepping…

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Taking the pulse: Understanding energy access market needs in five high-impact countries

SD Strategies contributed research, writing and analysis to this report by Practical Action and E3Analytics for SEforAll. We present evidence on how enterprises delivering electricity access and clean cooking are being financed, based on analysis of five high-impact countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Myanmar and Nigeria. While many studies…

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Latest insights into europe’s international energy development cooperation portfolio

This Policy Brief presents an updated overview of the European Portfolio on Energy and highlights EU ODA flows in the context of SDG 7. It identifies areas of potential improvement in monitoring and matching flows to address the multiple dimensions of SDG 7 and reach its targets by 2030. A multitude of organisations and stakeholders are engaged…

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Working from your home?

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could witness the sunrise. I could feel the sun rays falling…

Sounds from the streets

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Working from your home?

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could witness the sunrise. I could feel the sun rays falling on my…


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Sounds from the streets

Last year I wrote about why booking too far in advance can be dangerous for your business, and this concept of margin so eloquently captures what I had recognized had been my…


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Time is passing by

Every selector has the potential to have unintended side effects by targeting unwanted elements or clashing with other selectors. More surprisingly, our selectors may even lose…


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