With a robust electricity grid and low cost electricity abundantly available without interruption in the U.S, the addition of solar electricity has little impact on the grid in America. But in Africa where millions of people lack access to electricity, the addition of solar power even in small amounts dramatically improves lives. Luxuries taken for granted in the U.S., like refridgeration and smoke-free lighting, provide life-altering opportunities for those previously living without. Read this interesting story in The New Yorker to learn more.