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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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The Global LEAP Awards COVID-19 Update

Apr 23, 2020

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.

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The Global LEAP Awards Launches Competition for Electric Pressure Cookers

Jan 27, 2020

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.

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Research and Development Fund: Third Call now open

Jan 20, 2020

Applications for the Research and Development Fund are now open to projects creating enabling technologies.

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R&D Cooling Call Winners

Dec 16, 2019

Efficiency for Access awards 12 innovative organisations with R&D funding to develop cooling technologies

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UK aid-funded Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge winners announced

Nov 18, 2019

Three organizations are awarded £135K for their cold storage innovations

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2019 Global LEAP Awards Winners and Finalists

Oct 15, 2019

Efficiency for Access Announces Results of the 2019 Global LEAP Awards for Solar Water Pumps and Off-Grid Refrigerators

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A Message from the Coalition - September 2019

Sep 26, 2019

Our co-chairs, Steven Hunt, Senior Energy Innovation Advisor at the UK Department for International Development, and David Stonehill, Beyond the Grid Lead at Power Africa, discuss Efficiency for Access updates and accomplishments from the past year.

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The Global LEAP Awards Announce 2019 Solar E-Waste Challenge Winners

Jul 15, 2019

Competition winners will receive between $50,000-$200,000 in grant funding to implement projects over a 12-month period.

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Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge Nomination Results by the Numbers

Jun 05, 2019

The Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge received 159 applications to implement projects in 49 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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