India to provide electricity to 400 million people

india-flag-sunsetAs we have seen before on this blog, around 1.2 or 1.5 billion people lack access to electricity around the world today. Among these populations, 400 millions are located in India.

This is a huge impediment to human development and economic growth but the situation could change quickly thanks to solar according to the new local government. According to Climate Progress :

” The new prime minister Narendra Modi is willing to provide clean energy to these populations by 2019. Now that’s some bold plans. “


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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