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Off-Grid Appliance Market Survey 2018
The 2018 Off-Grid Appliance Market Survey report examines the perceived demand and impact potential of household, productive use and healthcare technologies.
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.
Solar Water Pumping: Global Market Development Roundtable Workshop Report May 2018
This document reports on a two-day global market development roundtable workshop that encouraged cross-collaboration among product designers and distributors, technology specialists, agriculture sector experts, and other key stakeholders to uncover and identify the many challenges and opportunities facing the solar water pump (SWP) market today.
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.
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.
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.
Global LEAP Awards 2017 Buyer’s Guide for Off-Grid Fans & Televisions
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. The 2017 edition contains information about off-grid fans and televisions that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2016-17 Global LEAP Awards.
Refrigeration: The Next Step in Off-Grid Energy Services
This paper from the Energy for Access Coalition unlocks the potential for the future of refrigeration, which represents the next big opportunity in the off-grid energy services market.
Global LEAP Awards 2016 Buyer’s Guide for Outstanding Off-Grid Fans and Televisions
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. The 2016 edition contains information about off-grid fans and televisions that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2015-16 Global LEAP Awards.
Renewable Energy Systems
Off-Grid Solar Home Systems – Technical & Market Guide
Solar home systems (SHSs) are technologically complex, and many companies offer a range of
products. This guide presents the best available high-level technical and market information about one (1) SHS product and/or configuration per company.
The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market – Executive Summary
This four-page document summarizes the findings from The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market 2016 report on three of the most promising off-grid appliances - fans, televisions, and refrigerators.
The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market
This report – sponsored by the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative led by the U.S. Department of Energy – seeks to deepen our understanding of the current state of the burgeoning off-grid appliance market, explore key market trends and areas of future opportunity, and explore linkages and interdependencies with existing off-grid clean energy markets.
Renewable Energy Systems
Enhancing the World Bank’s Energy Access Investments Through Energy Efficiency
The World Bank commissioned CLASP to take a fresh look at eight energy access operations and issue a report on how energy efficiency can help achieve better outcomes in access-related initiatives.
Blurring Boundaries of Market Transformation activities: Linkages among Awards, Procurement, and Incentives
Accelerating the Global Pace of Energy Efficiency Improvement through Energy Access
This study argues that innovation in the development of appliances for off-grid applications should lead to a major acceleration of energy efficiency improvement rates globally, potentially doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency technology.