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2019 Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide for Outstanding Off-Grid Refrigerators
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. This edition contains information about off-grid refrigerators that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards.
2019 Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide for Solar Water Pumps
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. This edition contains information about solar water pumps that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards.
Solar Water Pump Outlook 2019: Global Trends and Market Opportunities
This report offers insights on the solar water pump market in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia like never before. Analysis underscores a growing business case for promotion and adoption—with an addressable market estimated at USD 15.6 billion—and identifies solutions to barriers preventing market scale.
Renewable Energy Systems
Compatibility and Interoperability Technology Roadmap
Compatibility and interoperability refer to the ability of systems and components to work together in the same environment, including the exchange of information. Both are key features of mature markets for a variety of technologies around the world. This technology roadmap outlines an important first step in defining the requirements for a mature off-grid industry.
2019 eceee Summer Study – CLASP Policy Database – an appliance energy efficiency tool for collaboration
2019 eceee Summer Study – Assessing testing capacity in ECOWAS and ASEAN regions to support S&L programs for cooling appliances
Promoting High-Performing Off-Grid Appliances
In its first ever policy brief, Efficiency for Access explores how test methods, quality standards, and labeling might be used to promote energy efficiency and quality in off- and weak-grid appropriate appliances as the market evolves.
The Role of Trade Policy and Energy Efficiency Policy to Promote Highly Efficient Air Conditioner Markets
Appliance Data Trends 2018
Efficiency for Access's 2018 Data Trends Report examines market trends of off-grid appropriate TVs, fans, and refrigerators – the appliances most in demand by un- and under-electrified consumers.
Lighting Global Quality assurance tested a group of top-selling non-quality verified solar products in five domestic markets across Africa and South Asia. All 17 evaluated products failed to meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards for pico-PV products.
Off- & Weak-Grid Refrigeration: Global Market Development Roundtable Workshop Report June 2018
On 28-29 May 2018, the Efficiency for Access Coalition hosted a “Global Market Development Roundtable” in Amsterdam to discuss opportunities to advance markets for off- and weak-grid refrigeration. This setting provided an opportunity to engage a variety industry leaders including product designers, manufacturers of both on- and off-grid appliances, distributors, PAYGO solar home system providers, and other development and technology specialists.
Market Baseline Performance Testing for Off-Grid & Weak-Grid Refrigerators
Negligible data currently exists regarding off- and weak-grid refrigerator cost and performance. To help fill this gap and accelerate this market – with support from UK DFID’s Ideas to Impact Initiative – CLASP procured and tested commercially available refrigerators in 2016 to establish a performance baseline.
Global LEAP 2017 Off-Grid Appliance Market Survey
In late 2016, Global LEAP conducted a survey of energy access professionals to assess the expected demand for and impact of off-grid, solar-powered appliances, including household, small-medium enterprise (SME), and clinical applications with the goal of helping market actors make better-informed decisions about off-grid appliances.
Off- and Weak-Grid Appliance & Equipment Technology Summaries
This document is a summary and distillation of CLASP’s research into appliances for which the demand is strong, but which are only available in low volumes and at relatively high cost. The summary also identifies early stage technologies which may be disruptive to existing dominant appliances.