Rise of solar panel energy in Bangladesh

Facing major electricity short falls, Bangladeshis turn toward the sun for answers.

    Bangladesh's power plants do not generate enough energy to meet demand, leaving 70 per cent of villagers without electricity.

    The government has encouraged local companies to invest in solar energy. 

    Nicolas Haque reporting from Bangladesh

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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