Disruptor Daily - August 21, 2017Â
The US alone uses an exorbitant amount of energy, most of which comes from resources that are not sustainable and are touted to impact climate change. At the same time, the systems that we run require some form of power now that computers run everything from banking to email to utilities and everything between and beyond. At the same time, access to power is creating a divide between the modern world and more rural areas that do not have access to electricity in the same way, which limits opportunities for employment and education.
The resources often used by these communities to generate light and other basic human needs—kerosene, for example—can be unhealthy and dangerous, especially when used in unsafe, makeshift lamps. It can also be very expensive and keep families in these areas in poverty.
Thankfully, these ten companies are out the save the environment and the world, by creating a brighter, cleaner, more sustainable future for all.