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.
Efficiency for Access Reacts to COVID-19
The spread of COVID-19 brings challenges for us all, but the Efficiency for Access Coalition remains focused on its work to promote high-performing appliances that enhance access to clean energy for the world's poorest people.
The Shift in Energy Choices will be Life-Changing
A Message from Jeffrey Prins, Head of Portfolio – Renewable Energy, IKEA Foundation
Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund extends Enabling Technologies Funding Call deadline
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.
IKEA Foundation joins Efficiency for Access Coalition to accelerate renewable energy access for all
IKEA Foundation has joined the Coalition with a €5 million grant contribution to promote renewable energy efficiency as a driver for universal access
Find Us at the 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo
The Efficiency for Access Coalition is excited to join our partners at the 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Forum next week, February 18–20, in Nairobi, Kenya. Our team will be sharing new funding opportunities, participating in sessions, leading side events on diverse technologies and topics, and launching a new programme! In addition to the sessions listed below, our team can also be found at the Efficiency for Access Coalition booth 62 in the Exhibition Hall.
The Global LEAP Awards Launches Competition for Electric Pressure Cookers
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.
The Second Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge Nomination Summary
The Global LEAP Awards receive 59 applications to implement projects in 49 African countries for the second round of the Solar E-Waste Challenge.
Research and Development Fund: Third Call now open
Applications for the Research and Development Fund are now open to projects creating enabling technologies.