Fostering African Economic Activity and Increased Standard of Living

Fostering African Economic Activity and Increased Standard of Living

Solar microgrid installations in Nigeria and Tanzania are providing reliable electricity to remote communities with no access to the grid. Doing so is boosting local businesses by extending their operating hours.

Additional lighting is also improving living conditions, with better security, social connections and medical care.

Tim Fister from the Argonne National Laboratory

There's a lot of room for growth in ... lead battery chemistry ... it's something that would really make it even more competitive for things like stationary storage.

Dr. Tim Fister, Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory