Webinar | Marketplace Webinar for Powering Healthcare Solutions

As part of its Powering Healthcare initiative, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) is pleased to invite you to a Marketplace Webinar for Powering Healthcare Solutions on Wednesday, 8 July at 9 am EDT / 15:00 CEST, in support of the energy sector’s COVID-19 response. This virtual event is part of a series of webinars that … Read More

IEC adopts Lighting Global Quality Standards

By Natalie Mouyal, 26 June 2020 This story originally appeared on the International Electrotechnical Commission Blog   Access to affordable and reliable energy is a basic need. Not only is it one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) established by the United Nations in its framework for building a better world by 2030, but … Read More

ASSOCIATE SPOTLIGHT | Chinese Company Shenzhen LEMI Breaks Into New Markets

By Mei Wan Lighting Global Communications  Ethiopia – two young students studying under the light of Lemi off-grid solar home system. Photo credit: LEMI   In the Lighting Global  Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report 2020, a key enabler in the projected growth of the off-grid solar market is the production and distribution of Chinese-made higher-quality, … Read More

World Environment Day | Cleaner, Safer and Better Lighting and Energy

  Happy World Environment Day! Although we celebrate this day during a difficult time when millions of people around the globe are reeling under the impacts of the coronavirus, there have been some silver linings. We are enjoying cleaner air, a richer blue sky that stretches as far as the eye can see, and even … Read More

QA | Webinar Resources: IEC Quality Standards for Pico-Solar & SHS Kits

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will soon publish quality standards for pico-solar products and solar home system kits. These standards will replace the Lighting Global Quality Standards. To prepare for this transition, VeraSol (formerly Lighting Global Quality Assurance) hosted a webinar about the new IEC standards on Thursday, May 7 at 13:00 GMT. Participants learned how … Read More

Keeping the Light | A Letter from Itotia Njagi

  Last week, we celebrated Earth Day. Never has this day meant so much in the last 50 years since it was established. There is no doubt that we are living through a crisis and witnessing an unprecedented response. Around the world, people are in lockdown to try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. And … Read More

MARKET INSIGHTS | H2 2019 Report Confirms Growing Demand for Off-Grid Solar

Every six months, GOGLA and Lighting Global publish the Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report, a market intelligence series on sales and impact of off-grid solar lighting products, sold by GOGLA and Lighting Global affiliates. Since H2 2018, the report also includes sales numbers of off-grid appliances, in partnership with the Efficiency for Access Coalition. July … Read More

QA | Webinar on IEC Quality Standards for Pico-Solar & SHS Kits

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will soon publish quality standards for pico-solar products and solar home system kits. These standards will replace the Lighting Global Quality Standards. To prepare for this transition, VeraSol will host a webinar about the new IEC standards on Thursday, May 7 at 13:00 GMT. Participants will learn how the IEC standards … Read More