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Published on August 3rd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Solar LED Lights to Boost Productivity in Developing World



 
As has been clear for awhile, cleantech provides some wonderful opportunities for leapfrogging in developing countries. We’ve written about this several times with regards to solar (and that was one of the key points of my CNBC “Energy Opportunities” interview), but we haven’t given it much (or any?) mention when it comes to LEDs. Jeff McIntire-Strasburg does an excellent job of covering this over on sister site sustainablog:



Solar LED Lights: The Key to Developing World Productivity? (via sustainablog)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kLfkblotYw Imagine you couldn’t simply flip a switch to produce light after dark. What would that keep you from doing? Reading? Writing? Depending on your lifestyle, there are probably many activities that would be limited. Now imagine you could get the light for these…


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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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