Solar in remote places

Photo | 25 April, 2007

A local Tibetan woman talks to Greenpeace, she has five children and runs a busy guest house in the village of Zhang Zong. She is pictured here with solar panels in the background, which supply energy for her business.

Renewable energy can function easily on a small scale and in remote places. In this case, in the Himalayas, this business owner can power her busy guest house with solar energy.

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Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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