Archive for January 2009

Solar for Children Project

Jan 27th, 2009 | By John Waller | Category: Solar PV, Solar-Aid, Sub-Saharan Africa

The majority of Tanzania’s electricity supply is generated by hydropower. This is highly vulnerable to drought, which is occurring more frequently with climate change. In 2006, a severe drought resulted in countrywide power cuts and blackouts. Currently, the electrical grid reaches a small proportion of the country’s population. In rural areas, families rely on firewood [...]