WorldChanging has one of its typically thorough posts up on the potential for solar development in Africa. As Jamais notes, "...in the developing world, Africa in particular, solar has the potential to be a life-saver, providing clean energy in the remotest of locations." The problem, of course, is still cost.
Along these same line, the Alternative Energy blog has a post up on rural electrification through solar power in Zambia.
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