First Post: Renewable Energy helps poverty reduction from Nepal to Uganda

Renewable Energy helps poverty reduction in two very disparate geographic locals

From Nepal to Uganda renewable energy helps poverty reduction in two very disparate geographic locals.  In two reports from the news media that recently came out it appears that renewable energy helps to alleviate poverty.  This is especially important considering that most of the poor live in rural areas with no electricity.

Renewable Energy Can Limit Poverty – Report
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Dec 16, 2011 (The Observer/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Renewable energy technologies (RETs) can help end energy poverty as well as mitigate climate change related effects, a 2011 report, Technology and Innovation; Powering Development with Renewable Energy Technology.

Accessibility to energy helps poverty reduction: Experts
Himalayan Times
“Some other VDCs are also under study for the new technology” Rahman said, adding that modern energy has the power to transform lives and communities, often in unexpected ways. The wind-solar hybrid system was installed under ADB’s regional technical capacity.

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