IFC Launches Lighting Pakistan Program to Help Bring Affordable Solar Lighting to 1.5 Million

…lion people in the country are severely impacted by the energy crisis. The Pakistan Off-Grid Lighting Consumer Perceptions Study, released on May 14, 2015, interviewed more than 6,000 Pakistani households. “Controlling Pakistan’s energy crisis is the top priority of the government and IFC’s program will ease the burden on the national grid and help millions of people access lighting,” said Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister of Finance. “…

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

…ods by studying or setting up small enterprises.” Today’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 o…

IFC’s Lighting Pakistan and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Offer Affordable Solar Lighting Solutions

…availability of high quality solar lighting solutions, particularly for low-income families. The program is aiming to help alleviate the country’s pressing energy needs, while increasing awareness of quality solar energy products and enabling the creation of sustainable solar supply chains in rural Pakistan. “Investing in alternative energy solutions, particularly solar, has remained a core priority for us,” said Nawab Ali Khan, the Chief Executiv…

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

…for various enterprises and companies. For more information, please visit: www.smq.com.cn.   离网太阳能产品质量保证体系与检测技术研讨会顺利召开     中国,深圳 – 9月16日,正值中国质量大会召开之际,世界银行集团“点亮全球”项目组、深圳市市场监督管理局、深圳技术大学联合举办的“离网太阳能产品质量保证体系与检测技术研讨会”顺利召开。该活动是“深圳质量月”系列活动之一。世界银行集团国际金融公司能源普及首席官、“点亮全球之父” Russell Sturm,深圳市市场监督管理局党组书记、局长李忠,深圳技术大学校长阮双琛参与会议并发表致辞,深圳市计量质量检测研究院副院长陈泽勇主持会议。会议吸引了两万余名相关企业及社会团体代表线上参与。 总书记在致中国质量(杭州)大会的贺信中提到:“质量是人类生产生活的重要保障。中国愿同世界各国一道,加强质量国际合作,共同促进质量变革创新、推进质量基础设施互联互通,为推…

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…

Pakistan

…ods have been institutionalized through, and are now based on, IEC/TS 62257-9-5, a technical specification published by the International Electrotechnical Commission. Lighting Global maintains a set of minimum quality standards, which off-grid lighting products must meet in order to access program services. Market Intelligence We conduct in-depth research into market fundamentals and share insights with our associates in order to support their dec…

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

…frica is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to oversee and manage the Lighting Pakistan / Afghanistan Program. The position may be based in either Karachi or Islamabad, Pakistan. The Program Manager will be in charge of leading the implementation of Lighting Pakistan / Afghanistan, including designing the specific services provided by the program, managing program implementation, working with clients at the company, sector, and policy levels, as well…

Product Testing Data

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