04. April 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Here in the United States, we take our grid power for granted. But in countries like India and South Africa, grid power can go down on a daily basis, forcing residential and commercial property owners to generate their own backup electricity on an as-needed basis — usually from diesel generators — if they want to keep lights, refrigerators, business-critical desktop computers and other systems running.

What’s that backup power worth to the residents and tenants of properties that supply it?

via Microgrids Take Shape in India, South Africa : Greentech Media.