Senegal solar panels provide farming water

Solar panels have helped to draw water for arid land, but planned coal plants could prove a challenge.

Last updated: 12 Mar 2014 11:17
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Solar panels have been employed in Senegal to help provide badly needed water for farming. 
However, the government has just signed a half billion dollar contract to build coal fired power plants. 
As part of  Al Jazeera's Power Switch series, Nicolas Haque reports from Lompoul, Senegal.


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