The Chinese Edition of IEC Standards Released

…n of Lighting Global Quality Assurance, VeraSol maintains the leading independent quality assurance program for distributed solar solutions, appliances and equipment. VeraSol is managed by CLASP in collaboration with the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University. Foundational support is provided by the World Bank Group’s Lighting Global program, UKaid, IKEA Foundation, and others. For more, please visit: www.verasol.org.   国际电工委员会…

BLOG | Kerosene for home lighting: A key Indicator to prioritize Districts for Clean Energy Initiatives in India

…g water, and toilets give insights into rural households in India (https://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/hlo/Houselisting-housing-PCA.html). This data can help manufacturers and other clean energy stakeholders to plan sales, awareness campaigns, promotions, and marketing and scale up strategies using limited available resources. The data can help them decide which states/regions to prioritize. India is a large country, prioritizing geographies…

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

…p eliminate extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In FY13, our investments climbed to an all-time high of nearly $25 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. For more information, visit www.ifc.org. Stay Connected www.ifc.org/eastasia www.ifc.org/laohydro www.twitter.com/IFC_EAP www.facebook.com/IFCindonesia www.facebook.com/IFCwbg www.youtube.com/IFCvi…

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

…ablished in 2012, 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…

The Symposium on the Quality Assurance System and Testing Technology for Off-grid Solar Products Was Successfully Held

…ointly organized by the World Bank Group’s Lighting Global Project Team, Shenzhen Municipal Administration of Market Supervision and Shenzhen Technology University was held. The event was part of the “Shenzhen Quality Month” series of activities. Russell Sturm, Global Head of Energy Access at World Bank Group’s IFC and “Father of Lighting Global”, Li Zhong, Secretary of the Leading Party Members’ Group and Director of the Shenzhen Municipal Admini…

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

…companies and last mile distributors that often face greater challenges when engaging investors. These companies are vital for the overall off-grid solar ecosystem, driving expansion, creating local jobs and reaching low-income customers. Support for enterprises working throughout the sector, with the right type of capital, is crucial. Energy Access Impact Perhaps most concerning, though, is the effect of a slowdown in growth on energy access and…

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

…ablished in 2012, 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…

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

…ablished in 2012, 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…

Lighting Asia/India’s Consumer Awareness Campaign wins 4 awards at the Flame Awards 2016!

…December 2015. The campaign reached more than 2,00,000 people comprising men, women, children and retailers across these villages through mobile van units, women groups meetings, school connect program and a retailer contact initiative. Campaign video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBc3BCNmjYk and the award winning ‘Suraj ki gullak’ available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJI55OW50ig For further information, click here: https:/…