28 May '17, 5pm

With #energyaccess, #energyefficiency & #energyeconomy, we'll go from #energypoverty to #energysufficiency.

With #energyaccess, #energyefficiency & #energyeconomy, we'll go from #energypoverty to #energysufficiency.

Stanzin Dolma is a woman who lives in the remote village of Shade, in the Zanskar valley of Indian Himalayas. Her village is located at a trek distance of five days from the nearest motorable road. Dolma has a house in this centuries-old village and is living with her husband and three children. She tends to her farms during the daytime and comes back to her house in the evening. Once back, she lights up the kerosene lamps to provide illumination in the darkness of her house. Her family received a battery and two CFL lamps many years ago from the government; these have stopped working so kerosene lamps are their only hope for light. According to the World Bank, over 1.1 billion people have no access to electricity, and a billion more only have intermittent access. These people rely on costly, outdated technologies that are harmful to their health, and hinder their opportun...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/ugc/articles/2017/05/...

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