1. Minigrids Seen as Answer for 620 Million Africans Without Power

    Minigrids Seen as Answer for 620 Million Africans Without Power

    General Electric of the U.S. along with Princeton Power Systems Inc. and MAECI Solar are working on a sun-powered minigrid on the island of Annobon in Equatorial Guinea. The unit will have a capacity of 5 megawatts and will be operational by the end of 2016. Its $56 million cost was financed the government of the oil-rich nation.

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