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Solar PV & Remote, Distributed Microgrids Poised to Improve Living Conditions for Millions

January 4th, 2012 | by Andrew

The integration of solar photovoltaics (PV) into remote microgrids will drive rapid growth in the market for such distributed, renewable energy-powered off-grid systems, according to a new market research report. The 80% of world population that resides in developing countries consumes only 30% of global energy supplies, but that's growing as these countries' economies develop. Able to be built and installed cheaply and in short order, solar PV-powered remote microgrids have the potential to literally and figuratively empower millions and protect the environment by providing them reliable, affordable access to clean, renewable electricity.



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