Energy Access through Efficient Appliances

A global coalition to accelerate clean energy access through affordable, high-performing, and inclusive appliances


Our Programmes

Low Energy Inclusive Appliances

Low Energy Inclusive Appliances

The Low-Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA) programme is Efficiency for Access’ flagship initiative. It is an innovative research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) programme. It seeks to improve the efficiency, performance, availability, and affordability of a range of household, community, and productive use electrical appliances and solar-powered technologies.

Efficiency for Access Design Challenge

Efficiency for Access Design Challenge

The Efficiency for Access Design Challenge is a global, multi-disciplinary competition that empowers teams of university students to help accelerate clean energy access.

Global LEAP Awards

Global LEAP Awards

An international competition that identifies and promotes the world's best, most energy-efficient appliances and equipment intended for use in energy-constrained settings.



VeraSol is an evolved quality assurance programme designed to meet the growing needs of the off-grid solar energy market. Launched in 2020, VeraSol builds upon the strong foundation for quality assurance laid by Lighting Global Quality Assurance and Equip Data.


Coalition Members

20 Coalition Members

Our donor members leverage co-funding and guide programmatic activities on solar appliances

Programme Partners

19 Programme Partners

Partnerships support and extend the Coalition's reach across the energy access sector.


34 Technologies

We focus on technologies with the highest potential for increased affordability and delivery of modern energy services.


62 Countries

Coalition members and partners support a global network of high-impact programmes