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.
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
Resources devoted to implementation