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Off-Grid Solar Market Assessment in Mozambique

12 June 2019 Mozambique

Acknowledging the important role that access to clean forms of electricity can play in the development of the country, the Government of Mozambique (GoM) has joined the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative and committed to a target of achieving universal access to electricity by 2030. Realizing the potential of off-grid solar products to attain this goal, the Government, … Read More

Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) Flyer

21 December 2018 Kenya

The Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project for Underserved Counties (KOSAP) aims to increase access to modern energy services – electricity and modern cooking solutions– in households, businesses, and community and public facilities in fourteen underserved counties in Kenya.

Case Study: Developing the Solar Supply Chain in Ethiopia

16 August 2018 , , , Ethiopia

This case study outlines the key role of business development as a critical pillar of the Lighting Africa program across the countries we work in. Through training on best business practices and business-to-business linkages, the program helps off-grid energy companies fine tune their business models, sales and marketing strategies, and product distribution networks, so more … Read More

Video: Transforming Energy Access Through the Lighting Africa/Ethiopia Program

Ethiopia

This video outlines the work done by the joint IFC-World Bank Lighting Africa/Ethiopia program in 4 regions across Ethiopia. It introduces each of our core pillars of work; (i) market intelligence, (ii) quality assurance, (iii) consumer education, (iv) business development support, and (v) access to finance, and how these support market based approaches to increasing access to … Read More

2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

21 February 2018

The 2018 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report is the fourth report in a biennial series established over the past 8 years as the report of record for the off-grid solar industry. The flagship Market Trends Report provides an opportunity to step back for reflection on long-term trends, challenges and opportunities—illuminating a path forward for the … Read More

Off-grid Solar Market Assessment in Niger & Design of Market-based Solutions

17 December 2017 Niger

This report provides an assessment of the off-grid solar market in Niger, and makes recommendations for the design of market-based solutions. The report looks at selected customer segments, including private households, public institutions, large- and small-scale irrigation schemes, crop processing, water provision and public street lights, and assesses the market potential for each. Overall, the study … Read More

Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) Overview

06 December 2017 , ROGEP (Regional Off-Grid Electrificaiton Project)

The Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) will aim to increase electricity access to households, businesses, and communities through modern off-grid electrification in the 15 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) as well … Read More