TechCocktail: Ipad-Size Solar Device To Bring Electricity To Rural Asia
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
According to the Worldwatch Institute, 1.3 billion people don’t have access to electricity, and another 1 billion don’t have reliable access. Some of those people are in Cambodia, where entrepreneur VS Hariharan took a trip earlier this year. “People don’t have power with their cell phones, so they actually walk a couple of kilometers to get their phones charged and they pay a fee for charging the phone,” he explained.