11 Off-the-Grid Inventions

14 Apr
ELF solar car

Via Dvice: Start-ups and charities are coming up with new and ever-more-inventive ways of providing power, water, convenience and more to these under-developed parts of the globe. One of the chief factors in this uptick in off-the-grid tech has been an across-the-board price reduction in the cost of solar cells and LED lighting. In fact, in off-grid areas, the installation and maintenance of solar and other renewable energy sources is now more affordable than laying traditional cable. Could the grid itself become obsolete in the near future?

11 inventions that help make the grid obsolete | DVICE.


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