Australian Solar Company Brings Light To India’s Slums


With indoor air pollution from kerosene lamps and stoves the second largest cause of death in India, one company called Pollinate Energy, founded by Australians, has come up with a solution to the problem.

Source: Pollinate Energy/Facebook

Source: Pollinate Energy/Facebook

Pollinate Energy employs locals to go tent to tent to sell the solar lights. The lights cost about $30 each — a lot of money for people who earn a few dollars a day. The company allows customers to pay in installments. Read more at ABC News.


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