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  • Designing Public Funding Mechanisms in the Off-Grid Solar Sector

    This report provided guidance to governments and their development partners on how public funding can be used to provide energy access to households through off-grid solar (OGS) solutions, such as solar lights, solar home systems (SHS), and related appliances. The report explores how public funding mechanisms can be deployed – on the supply side, the … Read More

  • PAYGo MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS INDEX (2021)

    Lighting Global has released the 3rd iteration and the 2021 version of the Pay-As-You-Go Market Attractiveness Index (PAYGo MAI) for 24 countries across Sub Saharan Africa and Asia. This version includes details of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on new PAYGo sales and repayments. The PAYGo MAI provides businesses, policymakers, and practitioners with a … Read More

  • Solar Irrigation System End-User Subsidy Reference Guidelines

    This publication aims to arm policymakers and other stakeholders with a framework to help them consider the design of an appropriate end-user subsidy for solar irrigation. IFC and Dalberg used a combination of research methods to inform this report including a literature review of prior lessons from programs in Asia and Africa, guidelines on subsidies … Read More

  • Technical Guide: PAYGo PERFORM Financial, Operational, and Portfolio Quality KPIs for the PAYGo solar industry

    Over the last decade, pioneering off-grid solar companies have demonstrated the potential of the pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) business model to expand access to energy and financial services among low-income households. The PAYGo Performance, Reporting and Measurement (PERFORM) framework, detailed in this technical guide, offers the PAYGo solar industry a standardized set of key performance indicators (KPIs). By … Read More

  • H2 2020 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 H2 2018, the report also includes sales numbers of off-grid appliances, in partnership with the Efficiency for Access Coalition. July … Read More

  • Webinar Slides | Energy Access in Humanitarian Settings

    Webinar Slides

    Today, there are over 80 million forcibly displaced people (FDPs) globally due to conflict, and complex global challenges. Efficient and economic power supply plays a fundamental role in providing basic energy access for the most vulnerable, as well as stabilizing a well-functioning infrastructure system in FDP camps. The need for innovative energy solutions to support … Read More

  • Webinar Slides | Quality Assurance for Modern Solar Solutions: Q&A with VeraSol

    Webinar Slides

    VeraSol builds upon the strong foundation laid by Lighting Global. The program offers the same quality assurance services previously offered by Lighting Global Quality Assurance. To better serve consumers, companies, and markets, the VeraSol now encompasses technical foundations for appliances and hopes to expand quality assurance services for these products in the coming years. Slides … Read More

  • H1 2020 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.  January – June 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report The off-grid solar sector is playing an essential role in the fight against … Read More