94% households with solar home system say quality of life improved: GOGLA Research

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6 Feb 2020

"An overwhelming 94% of Indian households with a solar home system reported significant improvements to their quality of life, with a majority citing positive impacts in the areas of safety (90%) and education (66%). One in 10 owners reported an increase in income levels by up to $66 per month on average as they are using their solar home system to light and power businesses and to unlock more work hours. The findings are part of a new report published by GOGLA, the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry. The Powering Opportunities in South Asia research funded by UK AID and conducted by Altai Consulting titled, surveyed 949 households in South Asia, primarily including rural customers from the Indian states of Assam and Uttar Pradesh."