Globally, the off-grid renewable energy industry is expected to create at least 4.5 million direct jobs by 2030. Already—in just the solar lighting part of the industry—38 jobs are already being created for every 10,000 lights sold and the numbers have surpassed the 150,000 in fuel-based lighting. The potential is there for them to reach 2 million. This Power for All fact sheets provide the latest facts and statistics.

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This study examines the impact of a market transformation to off-grid lighting in terms of job loss and job creation. It focuses on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), where 178 million people lack access to the electricity grid.

The study provides statistics and introduces policy tools that governments can use to stimulate the production of new, energy efficient lighting technologies and the growth of associated jobs.

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This report finds the off-grid solar energy industry is generating thousands of jobs across East, West and Central Africa as well as South Asia. The research was realized with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and vivideconomics.

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