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Published on March 27th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Pakistan Next to Wake Up to Solar

March 27th, 2012 by  


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Pakistan is one of a number of countries that cannot serve electricity to its whole country on a daily basis. As such, and especially with its good solar resources, it’s another country ideally set up to leapfrog the dirty energy options of the past and jump right to solar power (something I focused on in the CNBC/Harvard Business Review interview above). Here’s more on Pakistan’s extreme electricity needs, solar potential, and solar plans from AFP:

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the CEO of Important Media. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he offers no investment advice and does not recommend investing in Tesla or any other company.

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