Solar Warriors of Bhutan - A Compelling Story from Bhutan

Event: Women Power—Smarter, Inclusive Energy Solutions

Solar Warriors of Bhutan - A Compelling Story from Bhutan

19 June 2019
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This presentation discussed how ADB piloted a unique approach for sustainable rural electrification: training 35 women for a six-month training program to be rural electricians that install and service solar photovoltaic panels and batteries, wiring and auxiliary systems. The women returned to their villages as “barefoot engineers.” 

Geographical Focus: 
Bhutan
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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