30 Dec '11, 9am

Cheap Solar Home Systems Bringing Light, New Opportunities to Millions in Rural Bangladesh

Cheap Solar Home Systems Bringing Light, New Opportunities to Millions in Rural Bangladesh

Adding to the benefits are zero CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly improved health and safety conditions as compared to traditional fossil fuel alternatives. Using the solar home systems is also yielding substantial social benefits. Besides enabling small business owners such as Sheikh to stay open longer, thereby significantly increasing their incomes, the artificial light they bring enables students to study in the evening with better quality light. It also lifts some of the burden of running a household carried by Bangladeshi women.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/30/cheap-solar-home-syst...

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