CLASP News: What We're Working on Now
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First-of-its-kind Campaign Raises Awareness on Solar Water Pumps in Kenya
An overview of Efficiency for Access’ first-ever campaign to boost consumer knowledge of the benefits of solar water pumps in Machakos County, Kenya.
Efficiency for Access Launches New Efficiency for AgTech Campaign
The 2022 Efficiency for AgTech campaign highlights energy-efficient agricultural solutions that can enhance global food security and build climate resilience.
CLASP Supports Efforts to Increase Productive Use of Energy in East and Southern Africa
CLASP is conducting a market analysis for UNIDO to better understand the status, barriers and gaps in productive use markets in East and Southern Africa.
2022 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge Announces Preliminary Finalists
Seventeen products from 14 companies have been selected as preliminary finalists of the 2022 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge.
Can Solar Improve Livelihoods for Small-Scale Farmers?
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, solar-powered appliances are becoming increasingly sophisticated and context-specific to meet the unique needs of off-and weak-grid communities. Solar companies continue to innovate new solutions to replace high energy-consumingor traditional fuel operated appliances – especially for agriculture. In Kenya, our team visited Agsol to learn how their solar-powered mills offer new income-generating opportunities for farming communities.
2021 Solar Appliance Technology Briefs Analyze Key Trends in Rapidly Evolving Markets
These briefs consolidate the latest market intelligence, technology trends, and consumer impacts and chart the pathway to commercialization for 11 off- and weak-grid appropriate technologies.
CLASP is one of the more credible, long-term operating NGOs in the space. It is able to explain the potential of legislation, give an overview of important issues globally, and put information in appropriate context.Viktor Sunderberg
President of Environmental & European Affairs, Electrolux
Nigeria Off-Grid Appliance Market
In continuation of the Efficiency for Access country profile series, this report sheds light on the off- and weak-grid appliance market in Nigeria.
New Analysis from Efficiency for Access Provides Detail on the Solar Water Pump Market in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia Like Never Before
Developing Test Methods for Solar Water Pumps
CLASP’s decision to develop a comprehensive test method for solar water pumps was informed by a mounting recognition of the technology’s impact potential and demand potential.
Renewable Energy Systems
New Research from Efficiency for Access & Partners for the Off-Grid Solar Sector
Efficiency for Access and our partners are excited to share a new suite of research to empower clean energy access stakeholders with consumer, technical, and market intelligence.
CLASP 2018 Annual Report
Within the newly released 2018 Annual Report, we highlight the year’s 11 greatest milestones, innovations in technology and policy, CLASP’s impact on human welfare and the planet, while introducing the year’s newest donors and partners.
Efficiency for Access Study Unearths New Market Intelligence for Solar Water Pumps in Tanzania and Beyond
To address existing consumer and market information gaps, Efficiency for Access collaborated with Simusolar on a major research effort to size and characterize the market potential for modern irrigation in the Tanzanian horticulture sector.
Global LEAP Awards Launches Competitions for Solar Water Pumps and Off-Grid Refrigerators
The 2019 Global LEAP Awards will identify low-cost, energy-efficient refrigerator and solar water pump technologies appropriate for communities living in off- and weak-grid areas in developing countries.
Clean Energy Ministerial Roundtable Highlights Opportunities to Accelerate Market Transformation for Super-Efficient Appliances
SEAD has undertaken several market transformation initiatives to recognize most efficient products and the development of procurement tools to help procurement officials make more sustainable procurement decisions. Through these activities, SEAD member governments have been "pulling" the global market towards more efficient products.