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Solar power for the poor

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Technologies to harness solar power as a path to low-carbon energy are developing at breakneck speed. How can developing countries best make use of them to benefit the millions of rural poor who still live without electricity?

Opinion

China should support solar thermal energy research

China must support technological research on solar thermal energy, say Huang Ming and Yidong Gong.

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Feature

Financing solar power for the poor

Solar power can light the homes of the off-grid poor, but how can people buy the equipment? Pinaki Roy ...

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Editorials

Solar power to the people!

Technical obstacles to efficient solar energy are shrinking, but economics and politics still challenge its widespread adoption by the ...

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Opinion

Africa: Time to go solar

Africa should follow China's lead, and foster solar innovation, production and demand, says UN-Habitat's Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

Opinion

Solar power for the poor needs government support

Governments in South Asia must support solar power to make it affordable to the rural poor, says development expert ...

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