Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

Your Total Solution Provider for Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

Lighting Global is the World Bank Group’s platform to support sustainable growth of the off-grid solar market to help the 1.2 billion people worldwide who presently live without access to affordable, reliable and safe modern energy.

Lighting Global coordinates a network of sampling agents and laboratories to test off-grid lighting products across the supply chain, from the factory shipping floor to retail shelves.


The laboratories are approved to conduct tests for Lighting Global. Based on training, capacity, and accreditation status, the laboratories are approved to conduct one or more types of testing according to test methods in either IEC/TS 62257-9-5 or the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Protocols for Solar Home System Kits. 


Intertek Hong Kong is one of the approved laboratories with ISO 17025 accreditation for IEC/TS 62257-9-5 by accreditation body, Taiwan Accreditation Foundation (TAF), providing the following Approved Test Types:
• Quality Test Method for pico-products (QTM), 
• Associate Renewal for pico-products (AR), 
• Accelerated Verification Method for pico-products (AVM), 
• Initial Screening Method for pico-products (ISM),
• Market Check Method for pico-products (MCM).
Intertek Hong Kong is the primary sampling agent used by Lighting Global, also our affiliated partners in other regions. 
Intertek Hong Kong is the total solution provider for Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program providing the services of:
• Verification 
• Sampling & Inspection 
• Testing 
• Certification 
• Certificate of PVoC
We can assist you to export your products to African countries in fast pace and cost effectively, you then can be hassle-free for your solar home system kits product launch. 
Our test items include:
• Visual screening
• Light output testing
• Lumen maintenance testing
• Battery testing
• Grid charge testing
• Outdoor PV testing
• Physical and water ingress protection
• … Etc.
Intertek Hong Kong works with governments to support their programmes such as Pre-Shipment Inspection, Destination Inspection, Conformity Assessment or Pre-Export Verification (PVoC) to Standards. We can issue the certification to companies exporting to these countries, included Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kuwait, Kurdistan, Nigeria, Mozambique, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uganda, etc.
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