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Looking Towards Renewable Energy

Talia Whyte

This year, my company Global Wire Associates is focusing its website content on disparities in accessing the digital economy and how to bridge the gap among marginalized communities.  There are two overarching issues that still restrict access.  One issue is broadband access, which ITU Secretary-General Dr. Hamadoun Touré has declared a basic human right.  The other issue is one that many of us in the West take for granted: access to electricity.

Approximately 1.6 billion people in the world are living without access to electricity. Electricity is still very unaffordable and unreliable in many parts of the developing world.  Most of these people use wood, coal or even dung to heat and cook in their homes, which can result in indoor air pollution that kills 1.6 million people a year.  Furthermore, those without regular access to electricity can’t recharge their electronics and participate on the Internet.  Because so much of our…

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SMIPP Ltd is a DG Independent Power Plant Private Joint Stock Company. 25-60 MW Gas Turbines Power Generators

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