Some interesting links:
SolarAid – the charity I work for which has a mission to ‘Eradicate the kerosene lantern from Africa by the end of the decade.’
Sunshine is Free – new blog set up by SolarAid’s CEO, Steve Andrews
Lighting Africa – a joint IFC and World Bank program, is helping develop commercial off-grid lighting markets in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the World Bank Group’s wider efforts to improve access to energy.
Pico Solar Lights – interesting database which lists a wide range of solar lights now available to replace kerosene (amazing to see how many there are these days. Only a few years ago, there we no truly affordable solar lights being mass produced for Africa.
Do it Yourself Solar – link to a true solar pioneer. Graham Knight was promoting ‘pico-solar’ solutions to rural Africa’s energy issues over a decade ago!
More to come soon!