The number of solar energy systems in Bangladesh has grown from 25,000 to 2.8 million in the last 10 years, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “In a country where only 47% of the population had access to electricity in 2009, according to the Asian Development Bank, solar is increasingly becoming a way to leapfrog the need to build a big power grid,” The Atlantic reports. (h/t to Admirals Bank)
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