Energising Development (EnDev)
Energising Development (EnDev) is a multi-donor and multi-implementer partnership for providing access to energy in households, social institutions as well as small and medium enterprises. EnDev pursues a market development strategy to build sustainable technology ecosystems. A stringent M&E framework allows EnDev to track outcomes and learn from differing approaches. Since 2005, EnDev has facilitated sustainable access to more than 19 million persons in 25 countries.
Electric Pressure Cookers Enhance Community Resiliency
This analysis offers insights into the role of electric cooking in building community resiliency during a global shock, like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Getting to know off- and weak-grid consumers: The unforeseen impacts of energy efficient off-grid appliances
Energy Access Practitioner Network 2017 Survey Highlights Appliances
The United Nations Foundation-led Energy Access Practitioner Network released its 2017 survey results, the latest in a series the Network has conducted since 2012. As the largest network of its kind, the Practitioner Network’s annual member survey “gauges the pulse” across the energy access value chain, from consumer finance to product design, marketing, distribution, after-sales service, and research and development.
The Appliance Market in Bangladesh: Lessons Learnt from Field Visits and Interviews with Retailers
This paper summarises key lessons learnt from 55 in-depth interviews with appliance retailers in Bangladesh.
Off-Grid Appliance Performance Testing: Results and Trends for Early-Stage Market Development
This paper leverages existing off-grid appliance data to characterize the current status, efficiency and cost trends of televisions, fans and refrigerators.
State of Play and Innovations in Off-Grid Refrigeration Technology: Lessons Learned from Current Initiatives
This paper explores the broader interplay of energy access and energy efficiency for off- and weak-grid settings, presents the findings of a baseline off-grid refrigerator product testing effort, and explores the role of innovation cash prizes in catalyzing technology innovation and market expansion of off-grid refrigeration.