Modern off-grid lighting could create 2 million new jobs in developing world

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Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting — such as candles, firewood, and kerosene lanterns — to solar-LED systems. While this trend has tremendous environmental benefits, a new study has found that it spurs economic development as well, to the tune of 2 million potential new jobs.
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