While most people might think solar tiles have been pioneered by Elon Musk, he has some stiff competition on his home continent where a Kenyan brother-and-sister team were producing their product before him.
Charity Wanjiku is the chief operations officer of Strauss Energy, a Kenyan company she co-founded with her brother Tony Nyagah that has been making their solar tiles since 2013. The idea was “birthed” in the late 1990s after Kenya went through 16-hour power rationing blackouts. Musk announced his solar tiles in October 2016.
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