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There are currently 2.8 billion people on earth who
live on less than $2 a day...
It's hard to imagine in how many ways life would be
different without electricity...
Térese's day is built around chores that become obsolete
Unfortunately, for as clear and urgent of a problem
as rural electrification is, there are numerous barriers
that are preventing an explicit solution...
Explore our interesting case studyies, and get a better
For countries with privatized utility industries,
the challenge facing national policies aimed at electrifying
People in rural areas living without electricity do
not want a PV system. They want electricity...
Sub-Saharan Africa is strenuous, involving burdensome
tasks associated with lack of modern energy...
The flourishing market for photovoltaic systems in
rural Kenya is the archetypal success story for renewable
Rural electrification in America happened as a result
of social programs...
How an appropriate technology, with an appropriate
policy, and an international community can make it possible.
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