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Is the global grid going to do anything for the villages across the planet that have no electricity?

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What's needed today in small developing villages is a simple renewable power station utilizing multiple sources (e.g. solar, wind, and/or small hydro), allowing water to be pumped to the village center.

The other most important need is a simple refrigerator for the vaccines for childhood diseases. Clean water and refrigeration are taken for granted in the developed world, and are a matter of daily survival in the underdeveloped world today.

When these two services become available, they raise the village's standard of living and improve their quality of life. Next, electricity for irrigation can improve crop yields, allowing people to feed themselves year-round and sell any excess crops for income. Electricity also allows the start of numerous small businesses.

As the standard of living improves, the village can improve its power supply and/or link with other villages, and this cycle of improvement continues. As links to other villages are extended, system reliability is enhanced and total demand usually increases.

The effect of grids on a local village is a long term development process. As smaller grids of these villages expand, the high-voltage network may ultimately reach these remote mini-grids. This would allow power to flow either into or be sold if excess power was be generated.

The high-voltage tansmission system is not meant to be an either/or strategy, rather its an and/both proposition. We need to be working down multiple tracks at the same time to bring energy services to the 2 billion people today who have no electricity.

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Updated: 2016/06/30

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