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On The Right Path

Four million down, about 596 million to go. The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation just announced that, in Africa, four million homes now use solar lights instead of traditional fuels for night-time illumination. There’s still a long way to go to get everyone switched over, but the figure represents 115 percent growth during the past […]

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The Easiest Piece Of The Puzzle: Residential Solar Lights

Residential solar lights don’t need regulatory approval; they don’t have to be part of aid programs. They are a simple consumer choice, much like vegetables, clothes or cell phones. If a solar light makes sense to a villager in Kenya, it will be bought and used without any muss or fuss. It is this simple. […]

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