The book introduced the Energy Sustainability Accelerator (ESA), an informed protocol for energy participatory planning that was developed by the author and tested within a research process context. The book examined the emerging role of active participation in 'planning for sustainability' in the context of energy planning in Sudan. It explored the value of integrating participatory planning and education for sustainability. The Energy Sustainability Accelerator (ESA), an informed protocol for energy participatory planning was developed by the author and tested within the research process, as a mechanism for engaging stakeholder participation in energy planning, informing sustainability; socio-economic and environmental benefits of SED. The ESA process involves provision of leadership skills, technical support, and planning and design expertise to guide the participants and ensure that they are fully informed of all relevant energy sustainability ground-rules, including planning considerations, constraints, and potential options.