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Global LEAP Awards Announces Winner of Off-Grid Refrigerator Innovation Prize for Appropriate Design and User Experience

On November 8, 2018, at the Unlocking Solar Capital Africa conference, the Scaling Off-Grid Energy (SOGE) Grand Challenge for Development announced the winner of the 3rd and final innovation prize winner associated with the 2017 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition, the world’s first competition to identify best-in-class, energy-efficient refrigerators designed for off-grid use.

The winner of the final Appropriate Design and User Experience $200,000 innovation cash prize is Palfridge, a Swaziland-based company whose LC86 product demonstrated market-leading advancement during field testing with end users.

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