Creating Energy Choices for Refugees

Lighting Global has contributed to a new Shell Corporation publication which looks at energy choices for displaced people. The report estimates that in 2018, refugees and host communities spent roughly $344 million on power (excluding cooking). Additionally, the report outlines how humanitarian agencies, governments and the private sector can collaborate to improve refugee and host community access to energy clean, reliable energy.

The 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report finds that the industry has made tremendous strides in the past decade. Since 2017, revenues from the off-grid solar industry continue to rapidly grow, increasing by 30 percent annually. To date, more than 180 million off-grid solar units have been sold worldwide and the sector saw $1.5 billion in investments since 2012.

H1 2019 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report

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

Energy Access and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Worldwide, there is a growing importance to support the energy access needs of forcibly displaced persons. During humanitarian crises, energy access is often considered a lower priority when compared to the basic human needs of nutrition, health, education, etc. Further, empowering a marketplace for refugees strengthen self-determination and enables the development of economies and an … Read More

Market Research on Productive Use Leveraging Solar Energy (PULSE)

An Emerging Market for Off-Grid Solar’s Newest Frontier: PULSE Ongoing innovation in technology and distribution models continues to be a hallmark of the off-grid solar sector. Having already led to hundreds of millions of people benefitting from off grid solar products ranging from lanterns to solar home systems (SHS), products are now developing along the sector’s … Read More

PAYGo Market Attractiveness Index 2019

  PAYGo MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS INDEX (2019) Lighting Global has released the 2019 version of the Pay-As-You-Go Market Attractiveness Index (PAYGo MAI) for 24 countries across Sub Saharan Africa and Asia. The PAYGo MAI provides businesses, policymakers, and practitioners with a flexible and accessible tool that can be used to assess the profitability of a national … Read More

Sales & Impact Data Report H2 2018

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report Every six months,  Lighting Global and GOGLA 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 2019, the report also includes sales numbers of off-grid appliances, in partnership with the Efficiency … Read More