Saturday, 10 December 2016

Africa looks to solar for communities off the grid

Source: Phys.org, 21st November 2016, by Jennifer O'mahony and Nicolas Delaunay

Jennifer O'mahony and Nicolas Delaunay reported, "(...) Across the continent, consumers are opting for their own off-grid solar solutions to power homes and small businesses, even as African governments unveil massive new solar projects seemingly every month to expand their grids. (...) "The grid and the off-grid are so far apart right now that it's creating a huge space for innovation," enthuses Andrew Herscowitz, coordinator for US President Barack Obama's Power Africa initiative. (...)"

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-africa-solar-grid.html#jCp