Policy Knowledge Hub

Patrick K. Tonui
Patrick K. Tonui Head of Policy and Regional Strategy p.tonui@gogla.org

GOGLA’s Policy Knowledge Hub shares a comprehensive pool of publicly available resources on market insights and enabling environment for off grid solar solutions. These  offer policy and regulatory updates, analyses, and reports of selected markets, covering such areas as taxation, quality assurance, data protection and e-waste.

Off-Grid VAT and Duty Tracker

The off-grid VAT and duty tracker details the duties and taxes applicable to importing different off-grid technologies into 47 African countries. Where available, these include insights on , including solar lanterns, home systems, irrigation systems and DC appliances.


Policy and Regulations Repository

Explore laws, policies, and regulations relevant to the off-grid solar industry.

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Country Briefs

GOGLA country briefs have been developed for 20 African nations. These provide insights on off-grid solar markets, including details on sales and impact, policies and programs, investments, quality assurance regulations, e-waste initiatives and key stakeholders. The briefs were developed with the support of the World Bank Group Lighting Global Program, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, USAID/Power Africa, Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility, and Sustainable Energy for All.


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