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FEATURE-Can solar fridges helping vaccinate African children work for COVID-19?

Dozens of children at a clinic in North Kivu, on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), received a measles vaccine in May, made possible by a quiet revolution in refrigeration that keeps vaccines cold, even in places without reliable electric power. The “solar direct-drive” refrigerators – plain, box-like coolers that do […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

The solar fridge helping African entrepreneurs living off the grid

Keeping food fresh without refrigeration is near impossible in the scorching climate of sub-Saharan Africa. But it’s hard to power fridges in a region where almost 600 million people live off the grid. That’s where Brazil’s Youmma comes in. The company has developed a pay-as-you-go solar-powered fridge that is being snapped up by small business […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ