A community committed to quality off-grid solar solutions.
VeraSol serves the off-grid solar sector as a broad foundational platform owned by a collective group of stakeholders, and under the operational leadership of CLASP and the Schatz Energy Research Center.
Essential support is provided by the World Bank Group’s Lighting Global program, UK aid, IKEA Foundation, Good Energies Foundation, and others.
Donors and Strategic Support
Lighting Global is the World Bank Group’s initiative to rapidly increase access to off-grid solar energy for the 840 million people living without grid electricity world-wide.
International Finance Corporation
International Finance Corporation — a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets.
The World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
ESMAP is a partnership between the World Bank Group and 18 partners to help low and middle-income countries reduce poverty and boost growth, through environmentally sustainable energy solutions.
IKEA Foundation (Stichting IKEA Foundation) works to improve the lives of vulnerable children by enabling their families to create sustainable livelihoods, and to fight and cope with climate change.
UK Department for International Development (DFID)
UK Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.
Good Energies Foundation
Good Energies Foundation’s goal is to help prevent climate change and mitigate its harm, especially to people who live in poverty.
The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the channel through which the Dutch Government communicates with foreign governments and international organizations. It coordinates and carries out Dutch foreign policy.
The Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land, and Sea (IMELS)
The Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land, and Sea (IMELS) provides economic and technical support for the developing countries promoting sustainable development of the environment.
Africa Clean Energy Programme (ACE)
The Africa Clean Energy Programme (ACE) catalyzes a market-based approach for private sector delivery of solar home system products and services.
Lighting Global Associate Services
The Lighting Global Program and its regional affiliates help client companies to expand markets for quality-verified products.
Efficiency for Access
Efficiency for Access is a global coalition working to promote high performing appliances that enable access to clean energy for the world’s poorest people.
Global LEAP Awards
The Global LEAP Awards is an international competition to identify and promote the world’s best off-grid appliances, accelerating market development and innovation.