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An “online collage” for clean energy access in developing countries

“We are more than happy, because we don’t have power cuts in our system,” says Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Islampur in northern Bangladesh and one of 15 million Bangladeshis whose homes are powered by solar. “For those who are connected with the national grid, blackouts are regular,” he adds.…

A rooftop solar revolution

Who benefits from rooftop solar? If you’re thinking only rich folks can afford those snazzy solar panels – well, that’s where you’re wrong. For low-income families, electricity bills can break the bank: low-income households spend four times as much of their income on utilities as average consumers. Making rooftop solar affordable (through…