Pollinate Energy, a social enterprise that provides affordable solar lighting to people in India’s urban slums, will open operations in its fifth city, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Kanpur is an industrial city of 3 million people, where over 85% of the communities surveyed live without or with partial electricity, over 75% of electrified households report daily power cuts, and the average weekly income for families living in unelectrified homes in Kanpur is 1367 RS (AU$28.50).
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