For the Media

On this page, media representatives will find the latest press releases, stories and news around the conference. More content will follow soon.

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October 2015

Private sector to light up a third of households without access to the grid by 2020

The off-grid lighting and household electrification sector will help light up close to 100 million homes by 2020, according to market trends presented at the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference, organized by the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) and the World Bank Group (WBG), in Dubai, UAE this week.

Off-Grid Solar Lighting Market Trends

A preview of the third market trends report to be published in January 2016 and as presented by Bloomberg New Energy Finance during the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition (October 26th – 29th 2015)

Press Release- Solar Lighting in Developing Countries Expands to $300 Million Per Year Industry

Over 13 million off-grid quality verified solar products have been sold to date in developing countries, representing a new market worth $300 million annually. In Africa alone, sales have tripled in the last three years providing affordable, clean modern lighting for 35 million rural Africans, according to a new report to be released later this month by the World Bank Group and the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

12 October 2015 Press Release- Solar Lighting in Developing Countries Expands to $300 Million Per Year Industry

 

 

August 2015

Press Release: Nobel Peace Laureate to Light Up Global Off-Grid Lighting Conference in Dubai

Spk-Prof.M-Yunus

Professor Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, microfinance pioneer and founder of Grameen Bank and Grameen Shakti, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Dubai from the 26th to the 29th of October.

24 August 2015 Press Release: Nobel Peace Laureate To Light Up Global Off-Grid Conference in Dubai

 

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