Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage

Farmers walk next to solar panels at a farmland in Wadi Dhahr near Sanaa, Yemen October 28, 2019. Picture taken October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

SANAA (Reuters) – When electricity was cut to Yemen’s capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw a gap in the market and started selling solar panels. Faqih is part of a booming solar sector transforming lives and energy sustainability in Yemen, a poor country with scant rural power access even before […]

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