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.
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.
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.
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.
R&D Cooling Call Winners
Dec 16, 2019
Efficiency for Access awards 12 innovative organisations with R&D funding to develop cooling technologies
UK aid-funded Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge winners announced
Nov 18, 2019
Three organizations are awarded £135K for their cold storage innovations
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
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.
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.
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.