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.
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.
USAID Announces the Winners of the second Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge
The second Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge selected four winning companies to implement innovative projects in off-grid battery technologies in five countries across sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
2019 Global LEAP Awards Buyer's Guide for Solar Water Pumps
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. The 2019 edition contains information about solar water pumps that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards.