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Buen Power Peru announces USAID grant to bring solar lights to 10,000 rural Peruvians: pv-magazine

Buen Power Peru announces USAID grant to bring solar lights to 10,000 rural Peruvians 28. November 2013 | By: Buen Power Peru Buen Power Peru receives a $100,000 grant from USAID to pursue a radical new distribution method for rural electrification. Using local teachers as their delivery vehicle, Buen Power will reach thousands of families in some of the hardest to reach communities in Peru off the electrical grid. Buen Power Peru (BPP), a solar energy enterprise co-founded by an American engineer and a Peruvian entrepreneur, has just announced its intention to bring solar lights to approximately 10,230 low-income Peruvians with Stage 1 support from USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV). Buen Power Peru will receive $99,992 in grants as part of the Innovation Fund for the Americas (IFA), the Americas arm of DIV launched in 2012 by President Obama at the VI Summit o...

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