UN Lauds India’s Example In Providing Universal Power Connections

UN Lauds India’s Example In Providing Universal Power Connections

A new United Nations report has cited India’s example in providing electrification to the masses, as it highlighted that world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) had been falling behind the developing nations in terms of getting power to homes and businesses.

Mini-grids could be employed extensively across the energy-deficient LDCs to meet the needs of the local population, the Least Developed Countries Report 2017, says. Released on Wednesday in Geneva, the report has been put together by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

“With appropriate planning (including consistent technical standards and protocols for grid interconnection), mini-grids can be integrated into larger networks, as has been done in China and India,” it notes. Read More…

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