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…ported by Lighting Global. The tables below contain data through December 2019. Please visit the new VeraSol website for a complete list of supported and previously supported products. Quality Test Method (QTM) Statistics Number of QTM tests completed 493 Number of products that have met Lighting Global Quality Standards 360 Number of products that met the Standards after receiving feedback from Lighting Global 248   Market Check Test Statistics T…

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2020 H1 SALES REPORT | COVID-19 Drives 26% Drop in Sales

…g products fall to 3 million compared to 4.1 million in the first half of 2019[1]. Sales of most off-grid solar appliance types also saw decreases. The market also saw a drop in equity financing and the continued concentration of funds into a small number of players. Yet despite this, total investor commitments in the first part of the year remained strong; with leading financiers reporting positive support for the sector’s impact and potential. T…

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

…s that the industry has made tremendous strides in the past decade. Since 2017, revenues from the off-grid solar industry continue to rapidly grow, increasing by 30 percent annually. To date, more than 180 million off-grid solar units have been sold worldwide and the sector saw $1.5 billion in investments since 2012. With 840 million people still lacking access to electricity, the growth of the off-grid solar industry is critical to meeting the Su…

The Chinese Edition of IEC Standards Released

…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 requirements in a growing number of countries in Sub Saharan Africa and Asia,” said Itotia Njagi, head of IFC’s Lighting Global…

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

…524 E-mail: KBartlett@ifc.org In Port Moresby: Lavui Bala Phone: +675 321 7111 or +675 7228 4552 E-mail: LBala@ifc.org Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, May 27, 2014—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today launched Lighting Papua New Guinea, a project to help half a million people get safe and affordable solar off-grid lighting that will boost business, allow children to study, cut household costs, and help women stay safe on the streets. With…

Lighting Global Introducing An Upgraded Site In Chinese Language

…hinese . To stay up to date on Lighting Global news, events and reports, subscribe to the Lighting Global China newsletter or contact the Lighting Global team at info@lightingglobal.org .   点亮全球推出升级版中文网站   文 | 点亮全球传播团队 过去十年,无论是在非洲还是亚洲,点亮全球项目在创建以质量驱动的现代离网市场方面都发挥了中心作用。该项目为私营企业提供市场信息和技术支持的同时,已累计帮助市场中超过180种产品达到点亮全球质量标准,并获得产品认证。项目共计赋能超过60家制造商提升其目标市场质量竞争力及业务拓展能力。 随着点亮全球项目持续推动行业增长,为更好地为中国制造商、分销商、技术与金融机构和高等院校提供支持,“点亮全球” 官方网站升级,推出了正式中文版。 新网站隶属于“点亮全球”官网,内容将…

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…The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank,简称 TDB)正在启动一项7500万美元的中小企业离网太阳能设施,为企业提供贷款融资。该设施主要针对离网能源领域,以及 TDB 服务地区基础设施价值链中涉及到的更广泛的中小企业。该设施将通过增强那些参与受新冠病毒影响的基础设施建设中小企业的流动性,在短期内保护家庭经济活动,在中期支持企业生产率。 该设施由世界银行区域基础设施4.15亿美元的融资基金 (RIFF) 的支持,这也是世界银行国际开发协会 (IDA) 首次向区域开发银行提供此类资金。 中小企业离网太阳能融资设施将在3月15日东部非洲时间 16:00-18:00 / 北京时间 21:00-23:00 举行线上发布活动,由 TDB 和世界银行联合举办,活动届时将介绍离网设施,其目标、预期的影响力,以及各市场参与者可以如何从中受益。点击链接报名参加活动。   奖项机会 | The Ashden Award 气候解决方案…

We are hiring program managers (Pakistan / Afghanistan and Myanmar/Papua New Guinea)

…IFC%20Careers/Career%20Opportunities/CareerOpportunityPlaceHolder?JobReqNo=160355 2. Program Manager Lighting Myanmar and Papua New Guinea IFC East Asia Pacific is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to oversee and manage the Lighting Myanmar and Lighting PNG/ Digicel Solar Programs. The position will be based in Yangon, Myanmar. The Program Manager will be in charge of leading the implementation ofLighting Myanmar and PNG programs. For Lighting Myanma…

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

…r has provided improved electricity to as many as 360 million people. The 2018 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report, funded by the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), is the biennial flagship publication for the global off-grid solar industry. It was formally launched during the 2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo in Hong Kong. As an in-depth study of the industry, the report set the tone for the convening by hig…