21 August 2009

Solar Phones ~ Deployments in Kenya & India...

CNN reports that Safaricom has just put 100,000 Chinese ZTE-made solar-powered mobile phones on sale in Kenya for $35 each. CEO Michael Joseph expects this Simu ya Solar to sell out in a week! And earlier this year, Korean electronics giant Samsung released their Solar Guru phone in the Indian market. Highly distributed, off-grid, solar solutions are clearly the coming thing.

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