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Efficiency for Access Design Challenge celebrates university students promoting clean energy access in emerging economies

Jun 25, 2020

Winning teams from Kenya, Uganda and the UK have been announced at the Efficiency for Access Design Challenge Grand Final.

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PRESS RELEASE | Efficiency for Access, Rural Senses and SVT Group Collaborate on Impact Assessment Framework for Appliances

Jun 22, 2020

The project will leverage existing evidence together with independent field research to map appliances’ impact in five areas: accessibility, durability and performance, economic, social and environmental.

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The Efficiency for Access Design Challenge Grand Final

Jun 12, 2020

The Efficiency for Access Design Challenge Grand Final will be a suite of online events between 15 – 25 June that brings together university students, leading off-grid companies, and aid agencies. Register for the Grand Final now.

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Accelerating the Uptake of Electric Pressure Cookers on Mini-Grids in Tanzania

Jun 08, 2020

The Efficiency for Access Coalition partnered with PowerGen Renewable Energy to conduct and evaluate a small-scale electric pressure cooker pilot in rural Tanzania, finding that the appliance leads to significant quality of life improvements for customers.

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Efficiency for Access Shares Market Insights on India’s Weak-Grid Solar Appliance Market

Jun 08, 2020

Efficiency for Access conducted market scoping surveys to identify products sold in local retail shops and gather data on weak-grid appropriate appliances that are available to consumers in India.

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Off-Grid Fans Deliver a Range of Socio-Economic and Health Benefits for Households and Businesses in Bangladesh

Jun 05, 2020

Analysis of 1600 telephone surveys with customers sheds light on the real impact and socio-economic value of super-efficient off-grid fans in Bangladesh.

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Energy Efficient Appliances in the World of COVID-19

May 20, 2020

A message from Steven Hunt, Senior Energy Innovation Advisor, UK Department for International Development, Co-Chair, Efficiency for Access Coalition

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Efficiency for Access Shares New Data & Guidance for Improving Solar Water Pump Durability

May 14, 2020

A new memo from Efficiency for Access and the Schatz Energy Research Center shares important solar water pump test data and explains how to improve current test methods and quality assurance efforts.

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Efficiency for Access and ENERGIA Publish the First Policy Brief Centering Off-Grid Appliances in Energy Access and Gender Equality Efforts

May 12, 2020

A new, first-of-its-kind policy brief from the Efficiency for Access Coalition and ENERGIA reveals the benefits of modern energy are not reaching those who need it most.

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42 Organizations Sign the Empowering Access Pledge

Apr 28, 2020

42 organizations commit to establishing, maintaining, or advancing the practice of gender mainstreaming in their work.

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