Good Energies Foundation
Good Energies Foundation’s goal is to help prevent climate change and mitigate its harm, especially to people who live in poverty. We focus on two levers that reverse climate change: clean energy and forest protection. Backed by a family of entrepreneurs, Good Energies Foundation invests in early-stage market solutions and funds efforts to bring successful approaches to scale.
Launch of the Access to Energy Institute – First collaborative research and development platform in the solar off-grid industry
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.
Efficiency for Access – A New Phase of Cooperation to Accelerate Energy Access Through Affordable, Efficient Appliances
UK aid, USAID/Power Africa, Rockefeller Foundation, Shell Foundation, Good Energies Foundation, and more join together to promote energy efficient appliances as a powerful catalyst to clean energy access
Quality Assurance for Off-Grid TVs and Fans: Lessons Learned and Paths Forward
Efficiency for Access piloted a QA framework for standalone off-grid TVs and fans. This learning paper presents the quality criteria, documents key lessons learned, and provides recommendations for future QA efforts.
2019 State of the Off-Grid Appliance Market Report
This report analyzes major market trends for off- and weak-grid appropriate televisions, fans, and refrigerators across eight representative markets in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.