Our Partners

…All (SE4All) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Lighting Global Development Partners Lighting Global and related country programs in Asia and Africa are implemented in partnership with the following in alphabetical order: Africa Renewable Energy Access Program (AFREA), Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), Finland, France, Germany, Global Environment Facility (gef), Hungary, Iceland, I…

Lighting Africa

…rural electrification programs. Lighting Africa is part of the World Bank Group’s contribution to Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All). It is implemented in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the governments of Australia, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of…

Work With Us

…supports the country program work of Lighting Africa and Lighting Asia through client services, product quality assurance, knowledge management and crosscutting support to link country programs and leverage the World Bank collaboratively. We also work through partnerships with the industry association coupled with direct services to client companies (“Associates”) who deliver modern energy services through sales of Lighting Global Quality Verifie…

Apply to Test your Solar Home System Kit

…work is in place. Our objective for this first round of testing is to cast our net wide to be as inclusive and representative as possible in recognition of the emerging product offerings. We will consider all products whose applications arrive before the September 22nd deadline. We plan to use a randomized lottery system that is weighted to ensure we select products that represent a variety of battery chemistries, system sizes, and systems that co…

An Emerging Market for Off-Grid Solarโ€™s Newest Frontier: PULSE

…ion. Greater productivity and output can boost job creation, even after accounting for some net job loss from mechanization. Enhance resilience to shocks : PULSE products can reduce vulnerability to multiple shocks by cushioning farmers from the impacts of climate change, fuel price variations, and fluctuations in market prices for agricultural produce. Stimulate growth in the real economy : By increasing agricultural productivity, PULSE products…

An Emerging Market for Off-Grid Solarโ€™s Newest Frontier: PULSE

…ion. Greater productivity and output can boost job creation, even after accounting for some net job loss from mechanization. Enhance resilience to shocks : PULSE products can reduce vulnerability to multiple shocks by cushioning farmers from the impacts of climate change, fuel price variations, and fluctuations in market prices for agricultural produce. Stimulate growth in the real economy : By increasing agricultural productivity, PULSE products…

Apply to Test Your Solar Home System Kit

…ork is in place. Our objective for this second round of testing is to cast our net wide to be as inclusive and representative as possible in recognition of the emerging product offerings. We will consider all products whose applications arrive before the March 16th deadline. We plan to use a randomized lottery system that is weighted to ensure we select products that represent a variety of battery chemistries, system sizes, payment methods, and sy…

GOGLA REPORT: The Economic Impact of Off-Grid Solar

…r capita. 44% report spending more time working with new light making previously dark hours productive. It comes as global leaders gather to discuss how to meet the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) at the UN’s High Level Political Forum in New York (8-18th July 2018). The group is seeking insight on how to meet SDG’s including SDG7 ‘Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030’. Koen Peters, E…

PAYG Insight Series: Sales Agent Network Management

…an and rural areas in developing markets. However, high attrition rates throughout agent networks in the sector are slowing the potential growth of PAYG companies and negatively impacting customer experience. So what are some of the key factors behind agents leaving their jobs? A Little Context: Evolving Skillsets When the first wave of PAYG products hit the market, sales staff was engaged in cash-based one-off transactions, obtaining a commission…