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The Path to the Covid Recovery is Paved with Renewable Energy

This article originally appeared on Forbes

Ashoka Fellow Harish Hande is an engineer and social entrepreneur working with underserved communities. He is the co-founder of SELCO whose interventions have impacted more than 800,000 poor households across six Indian states. We caught up with him a couple of weeks ago to reflect on the relevance of sustainable energy during the Covid pandemic and after.

Harish Hande

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2008

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What we are seeing now is the collapse of centralized decision-making. Decentralized makes sense and that's why sustainable energy makes sense. Decentralized livelihoods and decentralized power truly democratizes. This is why sustainable energy has the power to create an inclusive society.