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Impact

Millions of people around the world have benefited from using certified solar energy kits

Our Impact

VeraSol is working to increase access to modern energy services through high-performing off-grid appliances that build confidence in modern solar solutions and protect consumers. As of 2019, more than 42 million certified products have been sold, benefiting 180 million people worldwide.

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People have benefited from using certified products.

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Certified products have been sold globally.

Impact Kits Tested

Pico-PV products and SHS kits have been tested.

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Off-grid-appropriate appliances have been tested.

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Manufacturers have certified pico-solar products and SHS kits.

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Governments have adopted national standards for pico-solar products.

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Programs have used our standards as part of their criteria for bulk procurements and other programs.

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Users browse our product database each month.

Product Testing Data

Results from testing according to the Quality Test Method (QTM) are used to determine if a product has met the Lighting Global Quality Standards. These statistics include both pico-solar products and solar home system kits. Below are statistics of historical testing performed under the Lighting Global program. The data were last updated December 2019.

Product Testing Data

Results from testing according to the Quality Test Method (QTM) are used to determine if a product has met the Lighting Global Quality Standards. These statistics include both pico-products and solar home system kits. Below are statistics of historical testing performed under the Lighting Global program and a list of products previously supported by the program with their own Standardized Specification Sheet, Verification Letter, and listing on the VeraSol Product Database. Statistics were last updated through December 2019.

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Quality Test Method tests completed

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Number of products that have met Lighting Global Quality Standards

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Number of products that met the Lighting Global Quality Standards after receiving feedback from Lighting Global

Market Check Test Statistics

The Market Check Test Policy is used to re-test products that are already supported by VeraSol. The market check tests help to protect consumers and distributors by ensuring that products sold in the market continue to perform as reported at program entry.

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Number of Products evaluated under the Market Check Test Program

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Number of Products that maintained status after receiving feedback from VeraSol and making corrections

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Number of products whose status was revoked based on results from a Market Check Test evaluation

Company Statistics

VeraSol serves to protect consumers by supporting companies to design and manufacture high-quality products. The data below represent the number of companies directly served by VeraSol.

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Companies with products tested according to the VeraSol Quality Assurance framework (ISM and QTM tests)

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Companies that have had a product meet the Quality Standards to date