Our Partners

…GOGLA The Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) is a neutral, independent, not-for-profit association created to promote lighting solutions that benefit society and businesses in developing and emerging markets. GOGLA acts as the industry advocate, supporting the growth and strengthening of a market for clean, quality off-grid lighting and electrical systems. Its main objective is to support industry in scaling, based on principles of the…

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…rts 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 Verified sola…

Apply to Test your Solar Home System Kit

…imilar to the draft Standards that we released, though we may make some revisions in response to feedback. Please contact us at shs@chief-lighting-global.clientapp.com if you have questions or comments related to this testing opportunity….

An Emerging Market for Off-Grid Solar’s Newest Frontier: PULSE

…ven 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 stimulate socio-economic development. UNEP estimates that, for…

An Emerging Market for Off-Grid Solar’s Newest Frontier: PULSE

…ven 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 stimulate socio-economic development. UNEP estimates that, for…

Apply to Test Your Solar Home System Kit

…e first pilot round, though we may make some revisions based on findings from the first round of testing. Please contact us at shs@chief-lighting-global.clientapp.com if you have questions or comments related to this testing opportunity…

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

…of the sector, the goal of this series is to highlight critical issues and encourage companies and other actors to continue to identify and surface best practices for how to deal with these challenges. The off-grid PAYG solar sector has grown significantly over the last few years. A critical component of a PAYG company’s business model is to build out and appropriately compensate, monitor and support its agent networks. In the same way that PAYG a…