Products & Quality Assurance

Key Off-Grid Players Awarded Zayed Future Energy Prizes

21 January 2015 Products & Quality Assurance

Key players in the off-grid lighting market scooped top prizes in the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015 announced earlier this week at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, UAE. Panasonic, whose solar lantern meets the Lighting Global Quality Standards, and has won awards from the International Association for Universal Design (IAUD) and the Japan Institute of … Read More

2015 designated the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

07 January 2015 Products & Quality Assurance

The United Nations has designated 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies to raise awareness on light science and how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges such as energy, education, agriculture and health. The official launch of the year (IYL2015) takes place on  January 19-20, 2015 in … Read More

SolarWorks! releases new Solar Kit Lithium

14 November 2014 Products & Quality Assurance

SolarWorks! newest product, the Solar Kit Lithium,was recently tested, and met the Lighting Global Quality Standards.This portable solar light offers three brightness levels and a USB cable with connectors for charging up to 10 different mobile phones or other devices.  The Solar Kit Lithium provides over 7 hours of bright light after a single day of … Read More

IFC-World Bank Study Establishes Significant Climate Benefit of Solar Lighting Products

24 September 2014 Market Intelligence & Trends, Products & Quality Assurance

A new research study published by the IFC-World Bank Lighting Global program finds that replacing all kerosene lamps in use with solar lights would reduce the equivalent of 5 percent annual greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, or 12 percent of India’s annual emissions. The study confirms that modern solar lighting products designed for … Read More

fosera Expands Operations in Africa with Third Assembly Line in Kenya

12 September 2014 Products & Quality Assurance

German manufacturer of solar lighting products, fosera, has opened a product assembly line in Kenya in partnership with a local manufacturer of solar panels, Ubbink East Africa. This is fosera’s third assembly line for modern off-grid solar lighting products in Africa, after Mozambique and Ethiopia. “We are committed to bringing high quality solar products as close … Read More