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The impact working group has developed a set of metrics that allow for sector wide harmonized calculation and thus aggregation of impact for solar lights. The impact framework also forms part of the official IRIS catalogue. Going forward, the group seeks to strengthen the framework and add metrics that cover the impacts generated by larger systems, such as solar kit and solar home systems. To ensure the work of the group is relevant to the entire sector, it invites all stakeholders to participate in the group – from impact investors, to distributors, manufacturers, donors and academia.

GOGLA members can access member-only documents, including workplans and meeting summaries, on this page in our member section.


07 Dec

9th Sankalp Global Summit 2017

22 Jan

Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo

15 Feb

Making Solar Bankable

What's going on

Join our team: GOGLA is looking for a Senior Advisor Policy

New Speakers Announced for Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo

Latest Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report Reveals a Buoyant Market Despite a Dip in Sales

Working group leads

Nabeela Khan

Co-chair, Impact Working Group

Paula Berning

Co-Chair - Impact Working Group

Susie Wheeldon

Research Adviser, Socioeconomic Impact



Industry Opinions

Delivering Universal Energy Access – The Industry Position on Building Off-Grid Lighting and Household Electrification Markets

GOGLA Industry Opinion towards the use of Public and Donor Funding in the Off-Grid Lighting Industry


Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity. Experimental Evidence from Rwanda

Providing Energy Access through Off-Grid Solar: Guidance for Governments

Energy Access Outlook 2017

Member Information Document

PAYGO SOLAR: Lighting the Way for Flexible Financing and Services


Energy Access is a Policy Choice

Johanna Diecker, Program Manager Enabling Environment