NewEnergyNews: SO. AFRICA LOOKS TO SOLAR

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    Friday, April 24, 2015

    SO. AFRICA LOOKS TO SOLAR

    S. Africa’s Power Crisis Sparks Interest in Solar Power

    Darren Taylor, April 23, 2015 (Voice of Africa)

    “South Africa is enduring an unprecedented power generation crisis. Electricity blackouts continue across the country as its power monopoly, Eskom, plunges deeper into chaos…As winter begins to bite, South Africa is bracing for widespread electricity outages, and demand for alternative sources of energy is spiking…[Until recently harvesting power from the sun was regarded as the ‘domain of lunatic greenies’…[But] regular blackouts mean more South Africans are embracing [sun-charged products like a] portable parabolic cooker…[that looks like a big, shiny TV satellite dish…The sunlight is so hot that…[a piece of cardboard in its beam]flames within seconds…[A ‘mini solar home system’ of photovoltaic solar panels can] charge a small battery when left in the sun for a while…[that provides six or seven brilliant lights that light up a house and allow kids to do homework and a solar lantern - phone charger combination with a radio can charge tablets or smart phones]…” click here for more

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