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Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report H1 2020 (Sales and Impact Data)

This report is the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the off-grid solar sector. It is published by GOGLA, The World Bank Group's Lighting Global program and the Efficiency for Access Coalition.

Off-grid solar investment trends 2019-2020

Read the key takeaways from the GOGLA Deals Database with updated investment data until August 2020.

Annual Report 2019

Read about GOGLA's work, achievements and financials in 2019 in our Annual Report. 

Powering Opportunity. Energising Work, Enterprise and Quality of Life with Off-Grid Solar

Read this global overview of the positive impact of solar home systems on people's quality of life and work. Find out more about the report series on this page.

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report H2 2019 (Sales and Impact Data)

Read the latest report on off-grid solar sales and impact data. Every six months, GOGLA and The World Bank Group's Lighting Global program publish the Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report, a market intelligence series on sales and impact of off-grid solar lighting products, sold by GOGLA and Lighting Global affiliates. Since 2019, the report also includes sales numbers of off-grid appliances, in partnership with the Efficiency for Access Coalition.

Standardised Impact Metrics for the Off-Grid Solar Energy Sector v4

This is the latest version (April 2020) of the impact metrics framework to measure the impact of the off-grid solar sector. You can also download a summary.

2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report estimates that the off-grid solar sector is providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million people. Executive Summary | Full Report...

Investing in the off-grid solar sector: What you need to know

The off-grid industry has emerged in recent years as an important sector to contribute to increased access to modern energy in developing countries. Its impact extends as well to job creation, financial inclusion and business opportunities for hundreds of SMEs along several supply chains. The industry is made up of a myriad of players situated at different stages of development –each with a different financing need. In order for the industry to develop,...

Off-Grid Solar. A Growth Engine for Jobs.

This report finds the off-grid solar energy industry is generating thousands of jobs across East, West and Central Africa as well as South Asia. The research was realized with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and vivideconomics.

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

This guide was developed by GOGLA with the support of the joint World Bank/IFC Lighting Global Program, the U.S. Government-led Power Africa initiative, Sustainable Energy for All, and the African Development Bank (AfDB). It reflects these organizations' shared views with regards to key policy and regulatory issues in the standalone, off-grid solar sector. The guide was revised in November 2018 and includes a complete data revision, new sections on job creation and national electrification planning, updated references and the latest tips for further readingCliquez ici pour la version française.

Opportunities for Hybrid AC-DC Infrastructure in India

GOGLA has initiated a whitepaper for a deep dive into the relevance of hybrid AC-DC energy infrastructure in India with the objective of providing insights into how energy-efficient appliances can be integrated with the electricity grid. While this is an emerging consumer need and market for the DRE sector, it also ties with the Government of India initiatives and will hopefully lead to innovations and improve market adoption. pManifold executed this first of its kind research.

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Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report H1 2020 (Sales and Impact Data)

This report is the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the off-grid solar sector. It is published by GOGLA, The World Bank Group's Lighting Global program and the Efficiency for Access Coalition.

Off-grid solar investment trends 2019-2020

Read the key takeaways from the GOGLA Deals Database with updated investment data until August 2020.

Annual Report 2019

Read about GOGLA's work, achievements and financials in 2019 in our Annual Report. 

Powering Opportunity. Energising Work, Enterprise and Quality of Life with Off-Grid Solar

Read this global overview of the positive impact of solar home systems on people's quality of life and work. Find out more about the report series on this page.

Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report H2 2019 (Sales and Impact Data)

Read the latest report on off-grid solar sales and impact data. Every six months, GOGLA and The World Bank Group's Lighting Global program publish the Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report, a market intelligence series on sales and impact of off-grid solar lighting products, sold by GOGLA and Lighting Global affiliates. Since 2019, the report also includes sales numbers of off-grid appliances, in partnership with the Efficiency for Access Coalition.

GOGLA Impact Metrics Version 4 - Summary

This is the summary of the latest version (April 2020) of the impact metrics framework to measure the impact of the off-grid solar sector.

Standardised Impact Metrics for the Off-Grid Solar Energy Sector v4

This is the latest version (April 2020) of the impact metrics framework to measure the impact of the off-grid solar sector. You can also download a summary.

Guidance to members during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read our guidance to members during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report estimates that the off-grid solar sector is providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million people. Executive Summary | Full Report...

Powering Opportunity in South Asia. From Work to Well-being, the Important Role of Small Scale Solar

As part of our Powering Opportunity research, this report looks at the socioeconomic impact of solar home systems in South Asia.

Pricing Quality Cost Drivers and Value-add in the Off-Grid Solar Sector

Building on Hystra’s experience working on solar for the past 10 years and GOGLA knowledge of their members, complemented with 15+ interviews of off-grid solar players and experts, this report presents the main cost drivers in the provision of quality products and services (including both upstream in product manufacturing, and downstream in product sales and added services) and the levers policymakers and industry players can use to narrow the price gap with non-quality products.

Country Brief - Uganda

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Togo

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Zambia

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Senegal

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Rwanda

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Nigeria

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Niger

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Madagascar

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Lesotho

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Kenya

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Ethiopia

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

Country Brief - Côte d'Ivoire

The GOGLA Country Briefs are a series of briefing notes that provide a high-level overview of the status of different countries’ off-grid solar markets, as well as relevant policies and programs.

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