A Solar Revolution in West Africa's Villages
In many off-grid villages in West Africa, solar power now provides energy for lighting, cooking and street light. Some remote communities are beginning to embrace: solar power. Benin, Burkina Faso and Mali are ideally suited to solar photovoltaic power: every year, they receive up to 3,000 hours of intense sunlight, which could be harnessed to provide much-needed energy to isolated communities.
Local Villagers Installing Solar Panels
West Africa: West African Solar Project Gets Eur 23m EIB Backing
PR Newswire, 22 September 2014
The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide EUR 23 million (15 billion CFA) to support investment in one of the largest photovoltaic power stations in sub-Saharan Africa.… Read more »
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