About the Coalition
Just as super-efficient LED technology has unlocked the benefits of modern lighting for millions around the globe, other appliances promise cooling, communications, mechanization, and refrigeration to millions more, with improved outcomes for health, education, and productivity, and livelihoods.
Efficiency for Access is a global coalition working to promote high performing appliances that contribute to clean energy access for the world’s poorest people.
Efficiency for Access Coalition members have programs and initiatives spanning three continents, 44 countries, and 22 technologies. By engaging with the Efficiency for Access Coalition, stakeholders can become part of a global community working together toward shared goals.
- Aid agencies and foundations can connect with a network of peers to share experiences, explore synergies and co-funding opportunities.
- Companies can receive funding, technical assistance and explore partnership opportunities with Coalition members and implementing partners.
- Investors can gain access to the latest market intelligence and explore co-investment opportunities with the EforA Investor Network.
- Implementing partners can work with the Coalition to deliver innovative programs that address market barriers and address other sector needs.
The Efficiency for Access Coalition is coordinated jointly by CLASP and UK’s Energy Saving Trust, which specializes in energy efficiency product verification, data and insight, advice, and research.
Explore Efficiency for Access Publications
Off- and Weak-Grid Appliance Market: Ethiopia
This country profile covers relevant market and appliance performance data for off-grid appliances sold in Ethiopia based on findings from an Efficiency for Access market survey. It provides market insights to help inform sector stakeholders and encourage higher market penetration for high-quality off- and weak-grid appropriate appliances.
Rapid Product Assessment: A New Approach to Testing Productive Use Appliances
VeraSol developed a Rapid Product Assessment approach for the quality evaluation of emerging productive use equipment. The new testing protocol offers a more direct and affordable pathway to verifying the quality of these nascent technologies.
Using Technology to Build Affordable Business Intelligence for the Solar Water Pump Market
This study aimed to further innovation in East Africa's solar water pump market by developing and testing the viability of a toolkit that leverages remote sensing to generate affordable business intelligence for the nascent solar water pump market.
Evaluating Appliance Performance in the Field: Results from Remote Monitoring Solutions Beta Testing
CLASP through Efficiency for Access beta-tested remote performance monitors to develop an ideal solution that monitors the technical performance of solar refrigerators, solar water pumps and solar milking machines in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Senegal and India.
Off- and Weak-Grid Appliance Market: Uganda
This country profile covers relevant market and appliance performance data for off-grid appliances sold in Uganda based on findings from Efficiency for Access market surveys. It provides market insights to help inform sector stakeholders and encourage higher market penetration for high-quality off- and weak-grid appropriate appliances.
Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund: Innovator Series – Agsol
The Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund supported Agsol in developing a solar-powered, small-scale mill that offers a more affordable and efficient solution for customers living in rural areas.
Uses and Impacts of Solar Water Pumps
This report explores the benefits and potential challenges experienced by solar water pump customers in East Africa, Senegal and Zambia based on findings by the 60 Decibels team. It provides insights to inform stakeholders and encourage scaling of markets for nascent technologies like solar water pumps.