Power Swarm: A revolutionary approach to solar microgrids | earthrise

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Bangladesh has one of the largest number of solar home systems in the world, reaching over 20 million people. Thirty percent of the electricity these generate is wasted each year, while over six million people in the country have no access to power.

A dynamic startup called SolShare has developed a renewable energy solution that connects solar-powered homes to the houses of neighbours who cannot afford a panel themselves.

In this film by Pelican Pictures, Sohara Shachi visits the company’s headquarters in Dhaka to learn about the system, known as “swarm electrification”, and travels deep into rural Bangladesh to see how it is providing villagers not only with power but also income.

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