Status of initiative: N/a
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)

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


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
work within the International Electrotechnical Commission to develop a harmonized globally available test method framework for solar and LED lanterns.
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.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Location: USA
Date of completion: 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)

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