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Today, more than half of all Yemenis use solar power as their main source of lighting. But how did we know that?

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A new program aims to accelerate the uptake of sustainable cooling like air conditioning and refrigeration in developing countries

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At-scale battery storage solutions will be key to help solar and wind achieve their full potential in the region.



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