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Investment in the global off-grid solar sector hit a new record of $746M in 2022

Eva Roig GOGLA Media and Campaigns Manager
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GOGLA activities at COP27

News November 4, 2022

GOGLA activities at COP27

From November 6 to 18, 2022, a delegation from GOGLA will be attending the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) held in Sharm El-Sheikh

GOGLA is celebrating 10 years

News July 4, 2022

GOGLA is celebrating 10 years

GOGLA turns 10 in 2022. This is an opportunity to look back and highlight the achievements of GOGLA and the off-grid solar sector in this time.

Celebrating Women Leaders in the Off-Grid Solar Energy Industry

News March 8, 2022

Celebrating Women Leaders in the Off-Grid Solar Energy Industry

We wanted to take the opportunity offered by today’s International Women’s Day to celebrate some of the inspiring women leaders enabling more inclusive, clean, energy access

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RT @solarnationug2: Stella Lunkuse managing director from @solarnation explains hybrid and industrial system installation during the Solar…

RT @GET_invest: In this morning’s session on finance & investment trends at #USCAfrica, @GET_invest Team Leader Michael Franz emphasised th…

RT @DrewCorbyn: @Delta40_Studio will invest in #Africa female entrepreneurs to build life-changing climate ventures. For angel & pre-seed…

Biggest lesson from doing #solar business in Africa for Safiya Aliyu from @sosairen: be flexible and innovative #USCA

RT @DrewCorbyn: “The tech i’m most optimistic about for #carbon #finance is diesel genset replacement. The potential is huge. @JemPorcaro…

“@SokoFreshKE exists to solve the issue of post-harvest loss through cooling as a service” #USCA

Paul Kamoga from @aptechsolar explains their pay and pump model during the Solar Champions in Africa session at #USCA

RT @giz_uganda: Timely development of relevant distribution, assembly and tax policies incentivises private sector investment into the Sola…

RT @Power4All2025: .@KristinaSkierka: Grid extension alone will not meet national goals of 100% energy access by 2030. #SDG7 #EnergyAccess…

RT @Power4All2025: Today, we’re at USC Africa! Our CEO @KristinaSkierka joined experts from @giz_gmbh, @GOGLAssociation, @RwandaInfra, @REE…

“No one actor, private or public, can solve the issue of the more than 600 million people who don’t have #energyaccess in #Africa. Everyone needs to work together to fit the pieces of the puzzle” Anthony Osijo from @BBOXX_HQ #USCA

RT @DrewCorbyn: “Subsidies are biased towards BAU – the financial losses from utilities in #Africa sums to $11bn / yr! Supporting distribu…

Discovering Africa’s new generation of solar innovators after a networking lunch at #USCA with GDC @SunCultureKenya @SparkMeter @Amped_WOWsolar @easysolar_sl and @AriyaFinergy

RT @brianisabirye: “Unlocking Solar Capital in Africa fosters collaboration, critical for catalysing investments and innovative financing…

RT @giz_uganda: ‘The Solar PV sector in Africa is nascent. Investors should allow room for experimentation and innovation to foster sustain…

RT @useaug: #Day1 of #USC The 5th edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa commenced today at @spekeresort. The event is empowere…

“This is an impact sector so we need investors with a long-term vision to come in” Chloe Koburunga from @TripleJumpNL #USCA

RT @lightingafrica: The clean energy transition must prioritize the most vulnerable. 600 million await first-time energy access in SSA. REA…

“Credit risk management and blended finance are key to reduce the perception of risk within the space” Michael Franz from @GET_invest #USCA

Maya Stewart from Yellow shares her thoughts on the importance of public-private collaboration to unlock #energyaccess at #USCA

Events & Networking

Together with our members we constantly organise events around the world. Keep an eye out for events here.

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