The use of solar products has been growing steadily over the past five years. In the rural setting, dependence on the grid is unreliable. They are often faced with constant load-shedding either due to weather interferences or vandalism of electricity equipment.
Additionally, people in rural areas are scattered. Therefore, wiring them to the grid is not economically viable, according to government officials, making off-grid products a fitting alternative.
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