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Solar Power Lights Up Rural Bolivia

November 9, 2016

How do you turn on a light at night when you’ve left the power grid far, far behind? In Bolivia, the solution is solar power. This is one of several case studies in the upcoming State of Energy Access Report, supported by the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Solar panels are an economical option for more than 360,000 rural Bolivian households in remote areas that are not easily reached by power lines.