Sunday, March 6, 2016

Random charts - solar


"The report tracks the groundbreaking technological advances and innovative business models which have emerged to transform the lives of millions through affordable modern solar energy services; and  provides a comprehensive view of the state of one of the most impactful sectors in the global economy today. 

• 1.2 billion people without access to the power grid 
• $27 billion spent annually on lighting and mobile-phone charging technologies 
 • 89 million people in Africa and Asia with improved access to energy by using off-grid solar products 
 • $276 million invested in the off-grid solar industry in 2015, a 15-fold increase since 2012 
• $3.1 billion market opportunity for the off-grid solar industry by 2020, reaching 99 million households"