What to Make of this Curious Headline from India: Solar Microgrid Not ‘Real’ Electricity?

I was struck this week by a curious headline about a new solar microgrid in India, ‘Bihar village rejects solar-powered microgrid and demands 'real' electricity.’ The India Today article tells the story of Dharnai, “a non-descript village tucked away in the Naxal heartland of Bihar.” The village recently gained electricity for the first time in … [Read more...]