PBS NewsHour

In remote Kenyan villages, solar startups bring light

Clip: 11/22/2017 | 5m 45s

Some 1.3 billion people around the globe don’t have access to an electric grid. But solar startup companies say harnessing an abundant resource — the sun — can light up some of the world’s most remote areas. In this Kenyan village, rooftop panels are becoming a cheap, popular and promising source of light. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

Aired: 11/22/17

Rating: NR

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