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

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

Published at the end of October 2015, the positions outlined in this policy handbook represent the collective decisions of over 65 GOGLA members. The handbook deals with a number of key questions, namely;

  • How should we define and track energy access?
  • How should we use public and donor funding?
  • Why are kerosene subsidies harming the market?
  • What impact does VAT and import duty have on our sector and its customers?
  • Why do we need to see an increase in finance and investment in distributed, renewable energy?
  • Why is quality assurance of our products so important?
  • Why do we need to protect Intellectual Property and prevent counterfeit products?
  • How should we manage product life cycles and recycling?

You can read the handbook in full by clicking on Delivering Universal Energy Access - The Industry Position on Building Off-Grid Lighting and Household Electrification Markets

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