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Solar Milling Pilot Highlights Important Consumer Voices

In February 2019, members of the LEIA programme team traveled to India to meet with Shivamurthy and Shevamma, a married couple working with the SELCO Foundation to operate a solar milling pilot in the Male Mahadeshwara foothills outside of Bengaluru.

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A Message from the Coalition - April 2019

Augusta Abrahamse and Ku McMahan from USAID discuss Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge and Securing Water For Food: A Grand Challenge for Development.

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Unlocking the Potential of Rural Entrepreneurs in Zambia with Solar Irrigation Pumps

Shell Foundation's portfolio company, Rent to Own (RTO), is a for-profit social enterprise pioneering productive asset financing in Zambia. RTO has disbursed over $4 million in productive use assets to more than 7,500 Zambians.

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From Silicon Valley to Silicon Savannah

A conversation with Max Garnick, Product Manager at SunCulture

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Competition Launched for Off-Grid Solar E-Waste Innovations

Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge to Offer $1,000,000 in Grant Funding

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Transforming Energy Access: Innovations towards SDG 7

On 7 March 2019 the Efficiency for Access Coalition will take part in a one-day event convened on behalf of the UK Department for International Development. The event is dedicated to accelerating the transition between clean energy innovations and impact at scale, especially in Africa.

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Stories from the field: Customer perspectives on solar water pumps

Reflections on a visit with two solar water pump consumers in Laikipia County, Kenya.

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Getting to know off- and weak-grid consumers: The unforeseen impacts of energy efficient off-grid appliances

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Launch of the Access to Energy Institute – First collaborative research and development platform in the solar off-grid industry

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Efficiency for Access Coalition and Acumen launch Investor Network to drive capital towards productive uses of energy

A message from Leslie Labruto, Associate Director, Global Energy at Acumen.

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