Off-Grid Energy


Our sector- and geography-specific benchmarks help you compare your performance against your peers.
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Inclusivity Ratio

The degree to which low-income customers are served relative to the country population
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Improved Energy Access

The percentage of customers who have improved their energy access - i.e. moved from more traditional/more basic energy sources with this energy product/service purchase
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Repayment Burden

The percentage of customers saying payments for the energy product/service are a ‘heavy’ burden - a marker for over-indebtedness.

What we offer

Off-grid energy focused survey products, ready to use with accompanying performance benchmarks.

Off-Grid Energy Index

Our Off-Grid Energy index provides benchmarked social performance data on the impact of solar home systems, lanterns, appliances, mini-grids and clean cook stoves.

Consumer Protection Tool

60 Decibels and GOGLA partnered to build a first-of-its-kind Consumer Protection Tool that provides an assessment of alignment to the industry’s Consumer Protection Code and principles.
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Energy Deep Dive

Base your data collection around a set of core insights including consumer experience, access, challenges, adding further detailed modules relevant to the energy sub-sector you work in.

Off-Grid Energy Insights

Off-Grid Energy Appliance Impacts Over Time

This longitudinal study explores how customers’ relationship with their off-grid appliances changes over time. We captured critical indicators through phone interviews with over 4000 off-grid TV, solar water pump, and refrigerator customers to track product quality, durability, satisfaction, impact, and uptake.
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We help you understand your social performance by listening to your customers, suppliers, employees or beneficiaries.
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