Off-Grid Lighting and Electricity

<p>Nearly 1/3 of the world&#39;s population lacks clean, adequate power. Many of these people have no likelihood of accessing government grids in the near future and many market solutions are unaffordable. For a strong overview of these needs, see the 2004 World Energy Outlook Report. 25 of the 41 enterprises surveyed are addressing this challenge. The major models are: Centralized power and lighting systems at the community level (8 enterprises) Fixed systems powering individual homes and businesses (13 enterprises) Portable Power Products (13 enterprises)</p>