Energy access


State of the Off-Grid  Appliance Market: Connecting Market Trends, Jobs and SDG7


24 September 2019


 09:00 EDT | 15:00 CEST | 16:00 EAT

Off-grid solar systems provide an estimated 73 million households with access to modern energy services globally. High-performing off-grid appliances allow end users to increase productivity while maximizing the efficiency of their system, delivering a range of economic and social benefits.

The off-grid appliance sector, while still nascent, is on the cusp of transformational growth in 2020 and beyond, with policymakers, regulators, investors, and development institutions now placing greater emphasis on the role they play in delivering higher tiers of energy access.

In an exciting 24 September webinar with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, Dalberg Advisors will present key findings from the new 2019 Efficiency for Access State of the Off-Grid Appliance Market Report and Lighting Africa’s Market Research on Productive Use Leveraging Solar Energy (PULSE) report. Experts will discuss the latest trends for off-grid TVs, fans, refrigerators, solar water pumps, and other productive use equipment. Presented topics include:

  • Estimated market size for TVs, fans and refrigerators;
  • Market trend information, including insights about consumers and emerging business models; and
  • Barriers to growth and solutions to achieve scale.

The webinar will also include an in-depth discussion where representatives from Efficiency for Access, GOGLA, Power for All, and the World Bank Group. Panelists will share insights from their related research and experiences, such as lighting and appliance data collection and what the growing off-grid market means for jobs and domestic value creation in emerging economies.

The event will conclude with an audience question and answer session.

Register here.