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In rural Kenya, solar panels are replacing kerosene generators, providing cleaner, cheaper and more reliable energy

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JACINTA AUMA shuffles into her dim, mudwalled house, sits down, kicks off her sandals and switches on a light and a small television—a little miracle in this rural corner of western Kenya. An estimated two-thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s population lack electricity, according to the International Energy Agency. Many have long used kerosene generators, but they are unhealthy and environmentally destructive. Auma’s house is powered by an alternative source of energy: Every day, she lines up a solar panel outside her home.

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