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

…5 Jalor 45.9 48.5 1.4 0.6 0.4 3.2 Pali 72.2 26.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.8 Ajmer 71.3 27.3 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.5 Tonk 51 47.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3 Bundi 55.7 42.7 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.8 Bhilwara 71.1 27 0.1 0.5 0.7 0.6 Rajsamand 76.1 22 0.2 0.7 0.4 0.6 Dungarpur 46.8 52.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5 Banswara 28.1 70 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.7 Chittaurgarh 79.2 19.2 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.4 Kota 78.3 20.6 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.5 Baran 61.4 36.8 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.5 Jhalawar 75.3 23.5 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 Udaipur 48.4 48.5 1….

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

…igh 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/IFCvideocasts www.ifc.org/SocialMediaIndex…

Greenlight Partners with Angaza to Launch PAYG Consumer Platform

…lanet has launched a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) platform, the Sun King™ Eco Easy Buy, to enable low-income customers purchase its solar lamps in instalments over a period of 10 weeks. Greenlight Planet is using a mobile payments platform developed by Angaza Design to enable customers who cannot purchase solar lights upfront, pay a modest deposit of $2.75 towards the purchase price, and thereafter pay one dollar every week for a period of 10 weeks in ord…

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

…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 Administration of Market Supervision, and Ruan S…

The Chinese Edition of IEC Standards Released

…nal 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(IEC)国际标准中文版发布   中国,深圳 – 今天,国际电工委员会(IEC)IEC/TS 62257-9-8:2020《可再生能源和混合系统第9-8部分:成套系统——额定功率≤350W的离网可再生能源产品要求》的中文版(以下简称 “IEC/TS 62257-9-8 国际标准”)正式发布。该标准是第二个国际电工委员会(IEC)可再生能源国际标准中文版(2019年10月发布的IEC/TS 62257 – 9 – 5:2018 为首个国际标准中文版)。 “国际标准中文版的发布,将进一步发挥积极作用,促进国际电工委员会(IEC)离网质量标准在中国的使用,并使制造商符合越来越多撒…

Lighting Africa

…t for a family in sub-Saharan Africa, and consumers simply can’t afford to purchase something that doesn’t work well or won’t last. In order to protect consumers and prevent the eroding of consumer confidence in off-grid products in the process, Lighting Africa developed a series of Quality Standards and testing methods. As Lighting Africa’s program has been replicated in other geographies, the coordination and testing of these Quality Standards h…

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

…he developing world. For more information, please visit www.worldbank.org, www.miga.org, and www.ifc.org. About GOGLA GOGLA is the voice of the off-grid solar lighting and electrification sector. Established 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 househol…

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

….org. 关于 GOGLA GOGLA是离网太阳能产业的全球协会。GOGLA成立于2012年,目前代表170多个成员,是一个中立、独立、非盈利的行业协会。其使命是帮助其成员建立可持续的市场,向发展中国家尽可能多的家庭、企业和社区提供优质、负担得起的产品和服务。GOGLA成员销售的产品和解决方案改变了生活。他们改善健康和教育,创造就业和收入机会,帮助消费者节省开支。欲了解更多信息,请访问 www.gogla.org.   联系人: 美国: Rwaida Gharib +1 (202) 573-7386 rgharib@ifc.org   内罗毕: Grace Wangui Thuo +254 722 667505 gthuo@ifc.org   欲了解更多信息,请访问 www.lightingglobal.org…

Article: How Off-Grid Solar Access Impacts Literacy

…rs ‘add-on’ products to existing customers within the same loan model. “We sell Samsung Galaxy. These we sell to those who have already taken our lighting products, so we give them and then the customer pays off the loan” Sales assistant William Chiama told me. “Some customers pay 40 bob a day, some pay 50 bob a day (50 dollar cents). But the repayment instalments remain the same – it is just an extended pay off period. We call these ‘add on’ prod…