Energy: Islands of light

@article{Tollefson2014EnergyIO,
  title={Energy: Islands of light},
  author={Jeff Tollefson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={507},
  pages={154-156}
}
More than a billion people lack electricity, but now microgrids are powering up rural areas. I n Haiti, the least-electrified country in the Western Hemisphere, some residents spend US$10 a month on candles and kerosene just to light their homes — roughly 125 times what those in the United States typically pay for the equivalent light. In India, many pay a… CONTINUE READING