The role of dfi was to showcase the product- smart meters manufactured by 'grampower', with the aim of providing technology to eliminate barriers of affordable access to energy. This was done through a video and website that highlighted the product in the current context of the power supply and distribution in India. Dfi is also in the process of doing research on the system design.
Although India is the third largest producer of electricity, there are areas in india where 90% population still uses kerosene, oil and coal as their primary source of light.
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bad design goes everywhere" - Mieke Gerrit