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Let’s Not Settle for Off-Grid Solar Because It’s ‘Good Enough’ for the Energy Poor

Let’s Not Settle for Off-Grid Solar Because It’s ‘Good Enough’ for the Energy Poor

GREENTECH MEDIA - PowerGen CEO Sam Slaughter asks: How much energy access is enough? We are in the midst of a rapid evolution in electrification strategies within developing markets around the world. Many are asking whether the future of energy in developing countries lies with off-grid solar systems tied to storage, or with large interconnected grids. 

Sustainable Electricity for All: How Viable Are Mini-Grids in Senegal?

Sustainable Electricity for All: How Viable Are Mini-Grids in Senegal?

ENERGY COLLECTIVE - In 2015, a company called `Enersa’ established a 10 kWp solar power plant with a 1.5 km underground distribution network to provide electricity to the households and small businesses. The aim was to generate clean electricity from a village-scale solar power supply system for the 60 households and small shops.