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

…ods by studying or setting up small enterprises.” Today’s launch of the IFC-commissioned Lighting PNG Off-Grid Lighting Market Analysis on needs and opportunities in PNG’s off-grid lighting market shows the country is poised for strong growth in solar devices, which is being driven by widespread need, high prices of other available power sources such as kerosene, and often difficult-to-access power supplies. IFC will further support high-quality o…

The Chinese Edition of IEC Standards Released

…d Sea (IMELS), and the IKEA Foundation. For more information, please visit www.lightingglobal.org.   About Shenzhen Technology University With approval of the Ministry of Education, Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) was established by Guangdong provincial and Shenzhen municipal governments on 30, November, 2018, aiming to build a leading applied science university with world-class, high-level and exemplary features. Drawing on valuable experie…

Lighting Asia/India’s Consumer Awareness Campaign wins 4 awards at the Flame Awards 2016!

…n’ means the day has increased. For more details about the program, visit: www.lightingasia.org The campaign, whose objective was to increase the awareness of quality assured solar lighting products was implemented across 9000 + villages in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan during November 2014 – December 2015. The campaign reached more than 2,00,000 people comprising men, women, children and retailers across these villages through mobile van uni…

Latest Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report Reveals USD 922 Million Has Been Raised Since 2012, While an Estimated 130 million Products Have Been Sold to Date, Reaching 360 Million People with Life-Changing Technology

…ncome opportunities and help consumers save money. To find out more, go to www.gogla.org. About Lighting Global Lighting Global is the World Bank Group’s platform to support sustainable growth of the international off-grid solar market as a means of rapidly increasing energy access to people without grid electricity. Through Lighting Global, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank work with GOGLA, manufacturers, distributors,…

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

…id solar energy for the 840 million people living without electricity world-wide. Lighting Global – managed by IFC and the World Bank – works with manufacturers, distributors, governments, and other development partners to build and grow the modern off-grid solar energy market. Our programs are funded with support from ESMAP, The Public – Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Italian Mi…

Latest Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report Reveals a Buoyant Market Despite a Dip in Sales

…ncome opportunities and help consumers save money. To find out more, visit www.gogla.org. About Lighting Global Lighting Global is the World Bank Group’s platform to support sustainable growth of the international off-grid solar market as a means of rapidly increasing energy access to the 1.2 billion people without grid electricity. Through Lighting Global, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank work with the Global Off-Gri…

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

…rds for people in the 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…

As New Report Estimates the Off-Grid Solar Market has Provided Improved Energy Access to 360 Million People Globally, Sector Leaders Gather in Hong Kong to Chart the Future of the Industry

…future trends in the off-grid solar sector. Organized by GOGLA and the IFC-World Bank Lighting Global program, and supported by the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) and 12 additional sponsors, the event comes at a time in which the industry is seeing remarkable growth. Globally, 130 million life-changing solar products have been sold since 2010, as reported in the newly-released 2018 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Re…