Togo Off-Grid Solar Market Assessment

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) commissioned a new study to assess off-grid energy market in Togo, focused on solar lanterns and solar home systems, providing public and private sector actors with an up-to-date overview of insights and trends. This market research comes on the heels of IFC support to the Togolese government’s National Electrification Strategy prioritizing private … Read More

Technical Guides for the KPI Framework

The KPI Framework seeks to improve information flow between investors and companies in the PAYGo industry by establishing standardized definitions and reporting standards. The KPIs are not designed to replace an appropriate appraisal process and an investment officer, however they will allow for a more structured assessment and comparable values. However, given the highly variable … Read More

January – June 2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report

Every six months, Lighting Global and GOGLA  publish the Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report. The market intelligence series is based on sales data collected from GOGLA members and Lighting Global associates. The global market share of these affiliates is around 30% for pico products (<11 Wp) and 60-80% for larger systems. To download previous sales … Read More

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report H2 2017

This report includes sales and impact data from 67 off-grid solar companies covering the period of July to December 2017. Jointly produced by Lighting Global and GOGLA, it is part of series released every six months that tracks the global market for off-grid solar energy products. For the first time, this edition also captured the amount of solar … Read More

2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

The 2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report is the fourth report in a biennial series established over the past 8 years as the report of record for the off-grid solar industry. The flagship Market Trends Report provides an opportunity to step back for reflection on long-term trends, challenges and opportunities—illuminating a path forward for the … Read More

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report July to December 2016

Lighting Global, the World Bank Group’s platform to support sustainable growth of the international off-grid solar market, and GOGLA, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association, launched the latest Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report, which includes performance data from 55 companies and covers the period of July to December 2016. This latest publication builds on the previous two reports … Read More

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report Jan to Jun 2016

Lighting Global, the World Bank Group’s platform to support sustainable growth of the international off-grid solar market, and GOGLA, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association, launched the latest Global Off-Grid Solar Semi-Annual Market Report, which includes performance data from 50 companies and covers the period of January to June 2016. This effort builds on a previous report, and is the … Read More

Investment and Finance Study for Off-grid Lighting

This study reviews the market for solar off0grid lighting products and concludes that improved financing can promote the industry growth. The market consists of about 1.3 to 1.4 billion people at the bottom of the pyramid who have no access to electricity, This group ‘s primary sources of light are kerosene lamps and battery operated … Read More

Life-Cycle Energy Benefits from Off-Grid Lighting

Peter Alstone and Patricia Lai presentation made at the Sustainability Session of the 3rd International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Trade Fair, November 12, 2012. Addresses the question: “Does off-grid lighting “pay” its energy and carbon debt from manufacturing?”.