22 Mar '17, 11am

Clean Cooking, Rural and Urban, the Next Frontier for Renewables

Clean Cooking, Rural and Urban, the Next Frontier for Renewables

Historically, lighting was the driver for electricity systems. Edison lit up Manhattan , New York. But now, with solar panels and a variety of LED fixtures, from nightlights to lawn lights, street lamps to traffic lights to ceilings bulbs (if we may call them that), illumination at night, even for the poor, is largely a solved problem . And the grid is optional; local electricity networks will do. For example, Nancy Wimmer’s book, Green Energy for a Billion Poor, describes how Grameen Shakti , using Solar Home Systems (SHS) addressed Bangladesh’s illumination problem. Light for everyone at will — this is an accomplishment of the order of eradicating smallpox. In the inaccessible parts of the campus of the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM K), where I was faculty, we lit up steep walkways on hills with roughly 8-watt LED lights, solar panels, and batteries. The ...

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