16 Jun '11, 5pm

5 Million Bangladeshis Served By Solar Panels - MIllions More Coming...

5 Million Bangladeshis Served By Solar Panels - MIllions More Coming...

5 Million Bangladeshis Served By Solar Panels - MIllions More Coming "Solar panel provided by Grameen Shaktri to rural Bangladesh." Image credit:Flickr, Marufish The evWind blog has published news that the Infrastructure Development Company has increased to 993,000 the number of Bangladeshi residential solar units that they have helped fund. That brings the total number of persons served with residential solar units in the nation to around 5 million, it is estimated. The next IDC target is 2.5 million homes solar-served by 2014. By absolute number, that's got to be more solar installs than will exist in the US. More.... View the entire comment thread.

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