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Published on December 13th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Leapfrogging to Solar in Africa

December 13th, 2011 by  

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 tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) one letter at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. Otherwise, he's probably enthusiastically fulfilling his duties as the director/editor of EV Obsession, Gas2, Solar Love, Planetsave, or Bikocity; or as president of Important Media. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, energy storage, and wind energy expert. If you would like him to speak at a related conference or event, connect with him via social media: ZacharyShahan.com. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, SCTY, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB. After years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these companies and feels like they are good companies to invest in.



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