Posts Tagged ‘solar power’

Switching to solar power in rural India

In India’s Rajasthan, one social entrepreneur is working with local women to convince communities living without reliable electricity to switch to solar power. Part of BBC’s series ‘Taking the Temperature’, which focuses on the battle against climate change and the people and ideas making a difference. (Click here to read the full BBC article)

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How solar energy is helping this entrepreneur power rural India

In rural villages in India far from electric grids, life gets harder when the sun goes down. Children study by the light of smoky kerosene lamps, which might tip over and cause a blaze. Even if a woman is fortunate enough to own a sewing machine to support her family, she must stop work without…

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