Very seldom do I use the same title as a story I’m reposting, but I couldn’t come up with an alternative to this one… except by adding “Awesome” at the end, which it is. If you haven’t noticed by now, I’m a huge fan of developing countries leapfrogging fossil fuels and going straight to decentralized solar energy. Here’s another story on a company we’ve covered a couple times before, Eight19, via Priti Ambani and sister site Ecopreneurist:
Cheap Pay-As-You Go Solar for Developing Countries (via Ecopreneurist)
When you switch on a light- you have power! Quite literally. The power to connect, to use modern technology, listen to music, run advance cooking appliances. But the same power also ends itself to some very basic needs like plain and simple light – to read, study, cook. More than half a billion in…
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