Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP)
Description/achievement of initiative

Partners will share knowledge and best practices under principles that encourage self-sustaining commercial markets for energy access solutions, with focus on energy-efficient off-grid lighting.

Implementation methodologies

Through various principles and parameters which are available at:
Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP)


Additional names of organizations making the commitment, African Development Bank, International Organization, Global Environment Facility, International Organization, UN Development Programme, International Organization, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry, International Organization, Additional partners include 120+ supporters.
Open to additional partners
Deliverable Date
work within the International Electrotechnical Commission to develop a harmonized globally available test method framework for solar and LED lanterns. 2012
create a global off-grid product awards competition, beginning with televisions and lightbulbs that can be powered by direct current electricity from the batteries typically used in off-grid systems. 2013

Action Network
  • Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy,

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