Use and Impact of Solar TVs
Solar TVs represent one of the most sought after appliances in off- and weak-grid communities yet, little is known about how customers view, value, and interact with their TV. From 2018-2019, Efficiency for Access partnered with 60 Decibels to survey Global LEAP results-based financing customers in East Africa about their experiences with solar TVs. This analysis provides valuable insights into customers’ demographics, usage, and challenges with solar TVs. Most notably, it provides compelling preliminary evidence on the impacts solar TVs have on social development and quality of life through the eyes of a consumer.