UK Department for International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We are tackling the global challenges of our time including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. Our work is building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for people in developing countries and in the UK too.
The Global LEAP Awards Launches Competition for Electric Pressure Cookers
The Global LEAP Awards launched the first Electric Pressure Cooker (EPC) Competition, providing up to $200,000 USD in innovation prizes for low-cost, energy-efficient EPCs that are appropriate for communities without access to reliable grid connection.
Research and Development Fund: Third Call now open
Applications for the Research and Development Fund are now open to projects creating enabling technologies.
R&D Cooling Call Winners
Efficiency for Access awards 12 innovative organisations with R&D funding to develop cooling technologies
Why Off-Grid Energy Matters
This report offers a deep dive into off-grid energy market insights drawn from 35,000 interviews of customers served by 49 off-grid energy companies spanning 17 countries
LEIA Research Summary
Check out our latest research and technology roadmapping which aims to address gaps in market intelligence that characterise the off-grid appliance market and customers, and measure the socioeconomic impacts of these appliances.
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.