southeastern Africa

Malawi solar mini-grid shows promise as way of electrifying rural Africa

A solar mini-grid in rural Malawi, East Africa, is powering maize mills, a sunflower oil facility and will help a welder in a nearby village expand his business, showing that centralised grid systems are not Africa’s only route towards low-carbon power. Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands […]

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