29 Jan '15, 11am

Bangladesh

In a colossal project partially funded by the World Bank, the Bangladeshi government is making a major push forward to bring solar power to each and every home in the country. Because so many Bangledeshi residents live without access to the main power grid, this project helps bring light where there was previously darkness. Even those who are connected to the grid do not have consistent access to power, as the power grid is well known for frequently blackouts. So the reliability of solar power in a country with such fair weather is a huge step up.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/bangladesh-wants-to-become-the-world...

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