Remote Togo village transformed by solar power

A view shows solar powered street lights in Sikpe Afidegnon village, Togo May 16, 2019. Picture taken May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Noel Kokou Tadegnon

SIKPE-AFIDEGNON, Togo (Reuters) – Abla Ogodo used to walk 10 kilometres to fetch water for her family. Now that a new well in her own village runs on solar power, she does not have to go anywhere. A UK-based power company called BBOXX, in partnership with France’s EDF Group, has launched a program to power […]

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