SOLAR POWER IN AFRICA

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HOW YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ARE TRANSFORMING THE SOLAR POWER IN AFRICA

 

solar-cells-796701_960_720Africa is often considered and referred to as the “Sun continent” or the continent where the Sun’s influence is the greatest.

According to the “World Sunshine Map,” Africa receives many more hours of bright sunshine than any other continent of the Earth: “all the sunniest places on the planet lie on the continent.”[

For years solar power seemed like a potential solution for millions without access to electricity in Africa, but high costs and slow technology left it largely out of reach.

In the past few years however, that has changed. With increased investment, cheaper products and innovative business models, solar is not only on the rise, but could transform the way the continent is powered.

Solar is transforming Africa and providing power and a new energy source to millions of people in Africa who are not even connected to the local electricity grid power-lines-185501_960_720in their countries. Here is just one of the stories showcasing young entrepreneurs who are changing the outlook of Solar Power in Africa:

 

 

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