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Lebanon’s forced conversion to solar

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  1. skybrian
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    From the article:

    While many Lebanese rely on costly generators for electricity, a growing number of homes, companies and state institutions are turning to solar — not out of environmental concern, but because it’s their only option.

    Solar panels dot rooftops and parking lots, powering entire villages — and even Beirut’s only functioning traffic lights, thanks to a local NGO.


    In a country where poverty is rampant and bank depositors with savings are locked out of their accounts, installing solar power is expensive.

    Many Lebanese have resorted to selling a car, jewellery or a plot of land to finance the switch.

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