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Published on December 13th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Leapfrogging to Solar in Africa

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December 13th, 2011 by Zachary Shahan
 
Just as the developing world leapfrogged landlines (going straight to cell phones), it seems it is leapfrogging some dirty energy options and going straight to clean, renewable energy. Africa’s poor, for example, are getting a new line of solar energy products that shoot them forward in a variety of ways. Video below:

And a ToughStuff TV ad for Kenya:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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