On this page you will find presentations delivered by various speakers at the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition. Please click on the name of the speaker to see their presentation and click on the session title to learn more about the session.

Charlie Miller Presentation Photo

Monday 26th October 2015


Preview: What to Expect in the Five Conference Streams
Koen Peters – GOGLA Executive Director
Russell Sturm – Head, Energy Access, Cross-Cutting Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation

Solar Off-Grid 2015: Market Dynamics in a Time of Rapid Growth
Itamar Orlandi – Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Tuesday 27th October 2015


Working with Governments to Scale Impact
Harry Verhaar 
– Philips Lighting and GOGLA 

Financing Across the Supply Chain
Ryan Levinson
 – SunFunder

Financing Growth:  How to access and use debt to grow energy access businesses
Chris Aidun 
– Persistant Energy Capital LLC
Robert Voskuilen – FMO (Dutch Development Bank)
David ten Kroode – Oikocredit
Sunkanmi Olowo – Ecobank Nigeria
Vivian Kotun – ResponsAbility

How to Make Quality Assurance Effective, Sustainable and Affordable Overview of Current Status and Key Trends
Rezwan Khan 
– IDCOL Technical Comittee
Arne Jacobson – Humboldt State University and Lighting Global

Incentivizing innovation and quality –  how to keep copycats and counterfeits from spoiling the market
Andreas Spiess 
– Solarkiosk
Ned Tozun – d.light

Social Impact Data: State of Knowledge and Opportunities for Action
Kat Harrison 
– SolarAid

Technical Advances and Environmental Issues for Off-Grid Energy Systems
Nadarajah Narendran – Lighting Research Centre

 Wednesday 28th October 2015


“Pay-as-you-go”: the best way to reach all unconnected people? What are the models, and what are the opportunities they bring?
Simon Bransfield Garth 
– Azuri Technologies

Innovations in After Sales Service: New Technology, Service Centre Networks and Creative Business Models
Chris Baker Brian 
John Keane – SunnyMoney
Ruhul Quddus – IDCOL Technical Committee
Vernie Sannoo – Barefoot Power

How Super-Efficient DC Appliances in Combination with State of the Art Solar Home Systems Boost the Decentralised Off-Grid Energy Market
Arne Jacobson – 
Humboldt State University and Lighting Global
Huashan Wang – Omnivoltaic

Building an effective program –Practical Tools for Governments and Donors to Support OGL Market
Anjali Garg 
– World Bank Lighting Asia
Drew Corbyn – Practical Action

Environmental and Social Sustainability Across the Value Chain
Declan Murray – University of Edinburgh
Abu Musuuza – Village Energy Uganda


 Thursday 29th October 2015

Results Based Financing in the Off – Grid Lighting Sector 
SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation

Final Agenda

Report on Results Based Financing in the Off-Grid Lighting Sector

View presentations from;

Matt Jordan – CLASP
Martijn Veen – SNV
Gunnar Wegner – GIZ
Eliud Wachira – MESPT