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    Africa Is Finding Power Off the Grid

    With help from innovative new solar projects, more residents of power outage-prone sub-Saharan Africa are seeing the light, OZY reports. Despite a challenging lack of financing and infrastructure, a new crop of startups are finding ways to provide off-grid power through solar energy kits, pay-as-you-go utilities and more.

    How will solar power help? Experts say it lets 58 percent of households powered by off-grid tech become more economically active, and 36 percent even generate additional income after making the switch.

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