Cette affiche présentant différents types de lampes solaires et leurs avantages faisait partie d’une campagne d’éducation des consommateurs au Sénégal.
This is the first issue in the “Spotlight” comic book series. Lighting Africa commissioned this series to be used as a consumer education tool that entertains as it teaches about the benefits and use of off-grid solar products. In the series, news reporter Ace and his cousin Malaika uncover intriguing stories and solve many mysteries while they … Read More
Ceci est le premier numéro de la série de la bande dessinée « Spotlight ». Lighting Africa a commandé cette série afin qu’elle soit utilisée comme un outil de sensibilisation du consommateur, qui à la fois divertit et enseigne sur les avantages et l’utilisation de produits solaires hors réseau. Dans la série, le journaliste Ace … Read More
This video highlights the example of one of Ethiopia’s 12 million households that live without grid electricity in Ethiopia. By switching from kerosene to solar energy, the parents benefit from greater productivity, the children have better studying conditions and they all enjoy cleaner air. Cutting the monthly cost of kerosene also frees up funds for … Read More
This video highlights the need for off-grid energy globally, and in particular Nigeria, where 80 million people do not have access to the grid. It gives an overview of other countries and regions where the World Bank and IFC have been making an impact promoting off-grid solar and it presents the main benefits of this … Read More
This issue features articles about Lighting Africa moving consumers up the energy ladder, the role of solar lanterns in the fight against Ebola and a ‘Library’ of Solar Lights in rural Senegal helping children study longer.
This market assessment was based on a demand survey of 845 households; a supply survey of 103 retailers; and interviews with main importers/distributors and with institutions and market influencers in all four regions in Uganda. Key findings in the report indicated that solar product end users are more aware of solar energy products and their benefits … Read More
This document summarizes Lighting Africa program results as of December 2014. It highlights that 35 million people across Africa had improved energy access due to modern solar lighting products, over 14 million people had their basic lighting needs met by modern solar lighting products, and over 7 million quality solar lighting products were sold in … Read More
This report details the feedback on the performance of off-grid lighting products deployed in 36 Health Centers in Nigeria through a pilot Lighting Africa project. The project aimed to change perceptions and build confidence in solar technology among users in the health centers. The findings reveal that the number of working hours for midwives increased … Read More
This presentation looks at the energy prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa. It concludes that energy is a cornerstone of strategies for poverty reduction and economic growth. It finds that improvements in sector governance are needed to attract new energy investors and to improve the functioning of the energy sector.