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Distributed Solar, LED Lighting Key Government Plan to Electrify Homes in India

Prime Minister Modi has launched a $2.5 billion project to electrify all the country’s households by December 2018.

More than 40 million households - about a quarter of all homes in the country - are yet to be electrified and about 300 million of India’s 1.3 billion people are still not hooked up to the grid. India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has a plan to change that, according to reports on a number of news sites.

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