Local Energy Will Be the Big Play for 2015

Microgrids, community solar, rooftop solar, LEDs, smart thermostats, electric vehicles are capturing the collective imagination. Why? They are all local energy. They give communities, households and businesses the ability to manipulate their energy in ways they cannot under the old central grid model. We can save it with LEDs, green it with … [Read more...]

Solar Microgrids and the Rural Exodus

Abhishek Gupta, president at Sunipod of Mumbai, India, reports on how solar microgrids benefit the economics of rural villages. Our biggest cities are facing increasing pressure on their infrastructure. Rural migration to urban locations has been a constant since the industrial revolution where the rural population comes to Urbania looking for … [Read more...]