Solar Power in Madagascar

A small company in Madagascar is working to get electricity to rural areas of the island. This video shows them taking the solar panels around in a van to show people how it works and educate the children on solar power. It’s an interesting video, especially near the end where Bill hooks up his computer to the internet through a satellite connection at night – all powered by the solar panel’s stored energy.



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  8. This pretty cool. I wonder what the cost of production to scale this thing on a wider scale would be.

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  12. “This video shows them taking the solar panels around in a van to show people how it works and educate the children on solar power. ”

    Kids today can learn about so many different things. We have a way to teach them about solar power. This resource will be their future and will depend on how we take care of it today. Teaching kids today how solar power works and how we can use it wisely will ensure that our future and theirs will be protected.

    Keep up the work guys ;)

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