USAID Power Africa
Power Africa was launched in June 2013 as a market driven, public private initiative to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 600 million people lack access. Power Africa’s goal is to add more than 30,000 MegaWatts (MW) of electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections by 2030.
New report: Solar water pump customers report improvements in their lives
The Uses & Impacts of Solar Water Pumps Report explores the benefits and challenges experienced by customers in East Africa, Senegal and Zambia based on findings by the 60 Decibels team. It provides insights to inform stakeholders and encourage scaling of markets for nascent technologies like solar water pumps.
Insights From The Solar E-Waste Challenge Halfway Point
This piece gives insights into the inaugural Solar E-Waste Challenge projects and demonstrates the urgent need for sustainable and scalable solutions.
The Global LEAP Awards COVID-19 Update
To mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the off-grid solar sector, the Global LEAP Awards team has been working closely with stakeholders to support companies participating in our competitions and results-based financing programs.
Uses and Impacts of Solar Water Pumps
This report explores the benefits and potential challenges experienced by solar water pump customers in East Africa, Senegal and Zambia based on findings by the 60 Decibels team. It provides insights to inform stakeholders and encourage scaling of markets for nascent technologies like solar water pumps.
Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Cold Chain Follow-Up Report
This report evaluates the Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge to understand if participation stimulated innovation and what value the Challenge offered in the broader system of sector interventions.
Solar E-Waste Management: Best Practices for the Off-Grid Sector Workshop Report
The USAID Solar E-Waste: Best Practices for the Off-Grid Sector workshop convened a range of industry and ecosystem stakeholder to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing off-grid solar e-waste management across sub-Saharan Africa.