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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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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Guiding Principles and Lessons Learnt for a Just Energy Transition in the Global South.

This study by Friedrich Ebert Foundation and Brot für die Welt provides an overview of the different just transition, energy transformation and climate justice discourses and how they are reflected in the Paris Agreement. A set of eight principles is presented, designed to make justice applicable to energy transition processes which go beyond an…

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The Employment Effects of Renewable Energy Development Assistance.

Consideration of the entire spectrum of development impacts from electrification will be a defining feature for the long-term success of support for SDG7. This policy brief sheds light on how employment can be fostered through the provision of official development assistance (ODA) for energy. Jobs are the cornerstone of economic and social…

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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…

Make it clean and simple

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…

Make it clean and simple

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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Calm over the horizon

Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing many hats and being the czar of many…

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