Solar Power for Africa

January 10, 2011

For those that found the story of William Kamkwamba and his wind machine, here is another inspiring look at the struggle to free Africa from darkness, and dependence on fossil fuel.

Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Dembele is on a mission to bring light to darker parts of Mali with his recycled solar panel business.

3 Responses to “Solar Power for Africa”


  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Peter Sinclair, Best of Science News. Best of Science News said: Solar Power for Africa: For those that found the story of William Kamkwamba and his wind machine, here is … http://tinyurl.com/29f8j37 […]


  2. […] you liked the story of William Kamkwamba, building wind turbines in Malawi, or the story of a solar startup in Mali, you’ll love this story about a team of young engineers at the University of Michigan, […]


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