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Why economy of reconciliation?

Today, about 2 billion people worldwide live without electricity. It is in sub-Saharan Africa that this shortage is most severe, with about 500 million people without access to electricity. For the poorest, the bill of lighting represents the 10-15% of families’ income. The exploitation of solar energy is becoming basic for everyone especially for the developing countries where the lack of energetic plants often impedes economic growth and the achievement of an appropriate standard of life. In many developing countries the only energetic source for cooking and warming up is firewood that is turning into a dangerous source of carbon dioxide emissions. The solar energy could contribute to reduce these emissions and assure better health for women and children.

The availability of energy is essential for effective development because it is the basic of all micro or macro economic and social activity. The problem is that the traditional energy costs too much to developing countries forced to import it from rich countries and to pay in hard currency.

The promoters of EFrem - economy of reconciliation, consider that the so-called global economy, objectively, creates fractures among rich and poor countries, It’s therefore necessary, if possible, to fill this gap through precisely an economic action which has to be "reconciling". Technologically speaking, today this is possible thanks to the so called renewable energies.

The use of renewable energy sources in developing countries creates a number of advantages, including a drastic reduction in costs for the use of traditional energy sources in favour of money expenses allocated exclusively to pay the investment of the plant. This energy is characterized by great flexibility and versatility: it can be used in varying quantities and can easily be increased with the addition of new elements.

Finally, it may trigger a virtuous circuit of productive activities, considering the fact that these energies do not require extensive and costly distribution network. The installation and maintenance are relatively simple and inexpensive. In addition, these energies are totally environmentally positive. Further effect: the possibility, having low cost energy, to implement technology "benefits" such as VoIP and E-Learning.