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Solar Power Freeing Africa From “Poverty Trap”

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Solar Power Is Freeing Rural Africa From the “Poverty Trap”

From Huffington Post

This post was posted under the former name ‘Saving Our Planet’

How renewable energy, combined with innovative financing, is a much better way than fossil fuels to alleviate energy poverty.
“What’s happening in Africa and other emerging markets is an intriguing reversal of the traditional tech story. Once upon a time, importing technology to the developing world could mean dismantling an old factory and giving it 10 more years of life somewhere else on the planet. But with distributed power systems, an energy revolution is taking place that is a generation ahead of the West.” Read the original article here:


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