Gaza’s Palestinians, Besieged by Israel, turn to Solar Power

Here’s an excellent AFP film clip and article from a couple weeks ago that I think deserves a wider audience.

Gazans turn to solar power as fuel crisis bites (via AFP)

On the roof of Gaza City’s children’s hospital, a pristine row of solar panels gleams in the sunlight, an out-of-place symbol of modern, clean energy in the impoverished Strip. As the coastal Palestinian territory lives through the worst fuel shortage…

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AFP: Gazans turn to solar power as fuel crisis bites

2 Responses

  1. Zendette

    it’s rare to see any home in Israel without solar panels. It’s very common. Like Gaza, we have lots of sun, but not much else.

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