Chinese gadgets boost use of solar energy in Kenya

From lighting homes, shops, security lights to boiling and pumping water, solar power is getting entrenched in Kenyan homes and institutions.

Small traders in Kenya are among the biggest users of solar lights. Alongside roads in residential areas in urban areas, it is now common for vegetable sellers and hawkers to use solar lights at night to light their stalls.

In the east African nation, according to government data, the uptake of solar power use is more in rural areas as people look for ways to power their homes. People in peri-urban areas are also taking solar power.

Read more: News Ghana



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