The Chinese Edition of IEC Standards Released

…ith power ratings less than or equal to 350 Watts is released. IEC/TS 62257-9-8:2020 is the second IEC document for renewable energy products to be released in Chinese language (with IEC/TS 62257-9-5:2018 being the first in October 2019). “The publication of Chinese editions of the international standards will play a positive role in further promoting the use of IEC off-grid quality standards in China and align manufacturers with the regulatory re…

IFC Launches South-to-South Solar Power Project to Light Up Papua New Guinea

…ay’s launch of the IFC-commissioned Lighting PNG Off-Grid Lighting Market Analysis on needs and opportunities in PNG’s off-grid lighting market shows the country is poised for strong growth in solar devices, which is being driven by widespread need, high prices of other available power sources such as kerosene, and often difficult-to-access power supplies. IFC will further support high-quality off-grid lighting companies in PNG by providing busine…

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PRESS RELEASE | 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

…2, GOGLA now represents over 170 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world. The products and solutions that GOGLA members sell transform lives. They improve health and education, create jobs and income opportunities…

Latest Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report Reveals USD 922 Million Has Been Raised Since 2012, While an Estimated 130 million Products Have Been Sold to Date, Reaching 360 Million People with Life-Changing Technology

…2, GOGLA now represents over 100 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world. The products and solutions that GOGLA members sell transform lives. They improve health and education, create jobs and income opportunities a…

Off-Grid Solar Market Returns to Robust Growth, According to Latest Sector Report

…2, GOGLA now represents over 100 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world. The products and solutions that GOGLA members sell transform lives. They improve health and education, create jobs and income opportunities a…

Call for comments on draft Test Methods and Quality Standards for Solar Home System Kits

…S Kit Test Methods and IEC/TS 62257-9-5 (the existing test methods for pico-products). After reviewing the draft Test Methods and/or revised Quality Standards, provide comments through this online form. To enable you to prepare responses in advance of filling out the online form, the questions are listed in this document, however, all comments must be submitted through the online form.   Comments must be received by Friday, September 25th in order…

Path to Profitability

…tures that support a firm’s pathway toward profitability. Designed with early-stage, middle and scaling firms in mind, this framework supports increased profitability at various phases including launching, refining, or pivoting. P2P is also ideal for investors and donors looking to better understand and assess unit economic performance of prospective or current portfolio companies. BACKGROUND AND RESPONSE The off-grid solar industry has entered a…

VACANCY | Communications Consultant (China)

…t management, content authorship, and social media activities. Serve as China-marketing expert to the Lighting Global team, which entails: Ensuring that ALL external communication materials, media platforms used (mainstream as well as social media) are approved by and aligned with IFC Corporate guidelines and have been appropriately approved for dissemination; Maintain, research, and compile list of Chinese companies working in the photovoltaic in…