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Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Finalists are among the world’s best off-grid-compatible low-voltage appliances

Finalists have been named for the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, which identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.Winners will be announced at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea, on 12 May 2014.

Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Televisions and LED Lights (Media Alert)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Televisions and LED Lights (Media Alert)

The winners of the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards (Global LEAP Awards) will be announced on 12 May 2014 at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea. The Global LEAP Awards support markets for off-grid energy products by identifying and promoting energy-efficient, affordable, and high-quality appliances.

Global LEAP to Host Off-Grid PlugFest at CEM5

Friday, March 28, 2014
Global LEAP to Host Off-Grid PlugFest at CEM5

Event to bring together clean energy access companies to network and discuss interoperability challenges

A first-of-its-kind off-grid appliance and clean energy system “PlugFest” will be held at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul on 13 May 2014. The event will bring together low-voltage DC appliance manufacturers, off-grid solar home system companies, and other energy access professionals to share best practices and test appliance-system interoperability—a key challenge facing the off-grid clean energy access market. 

Last Mile Distribution of Off-Grid Solar Products

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Last Mile Distribution of Off-Grid Solar Products

Support Needs, Concerns, and Opportunities

This report presents insights from a workshop that brought together key stakeholders to build an accurate and up-to-date understanding of the state of last mile distribution efforts in the dynamic, off-grid lighting market, in order to inform and improve the effectiveness of support efforts.

How Can TVs Improve Lives?

Friday, January 17, 2014
How Can TVs Improve Lives?

High-quality, super-efficient off-grid appliances are an extremely powerful energy access tool

Because they require electricity, televisions, mobile phones, and other appliances create and sustain demand for off-grid electric power systems like small-scale solar photovoltaic home systems.

Lighting Global

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Lighting Global is an initiative led by the International Finance Corporation to provide cross-cutting global services that support the pico solar product market.

Lighting Africa

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Lighting Africa is a joint initiative led by the International Finance Corporation and The World Bank that works towards improving access to better lighting in areas not yet connected to the electricity grid.

Global LEAP Awards

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) Outstanding Off-Grid Product Awards identify and promote the most energy-efficient, affordable, highest quality off-grid appliances worldwide.

Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and Chinese)

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and  Chinese)

This flyer describes, in both English and Chinese, the first Global LEAP Awards competition, which will recognize low-voltage direct current (DC) LED room lighting appliances on the strength of their quality and energy efficiency. 

Global LEAP Awards Overview

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Global LEAP Awards Overview

This flyer describes the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) awards program, including the competitions for LED room lighting appliances and for flat-panel color televisions.
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