Solar for Africa Blog
The electric light bulb was invented in the 19th century, yet here we are in the 21st with over 600 million people in Africa forced to light their homes with dangerous, outdated, technologies such as candles and kerosene lamps. This is unacceptable for so many reasons. This site is all how the pico-solar revolution is changing the situation.

Posts Tagged ‘electricity

Tanzania Electricity access in pictures

February 14, 2013

Following on from the Myth of Electrification post…. Last week I spent time in western Tanzania in the regions of Mwanza and Shinyanga, visiting our teams there who are selling a phenomenal amount of solar lights at the moment. As with many of Tanzania’s main roads, the road between Mwanza and Shinyanga is, for the […]

Life without electricity video 2012

January 15, 2012

Yes, I’ve discovered video editing software! So here’s the first solar video I have ¬†uploaded onto youtube, which I hope you’ll like. It’s shot in rural Tanzania, at my old neighbour’s house.¬†Dancing in the dark 2012 here we come! If it gets to 500 views by the end of Jan 2012, I’ll grow a mustache […]