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Tired of power cuts, blockaded Gaza turns to solar

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Tired of power cuts, blockaded Gaza turns to solar

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For most of Gaza's 2.3 million residents, power cuts are a daily fact of life that impact everything from homes to hospital wards.

Looking at the rows of photo-voltaic panels at his beachfront fish farm and seafood restaurant, The Sailor, he said the investment he made six years ago had more than paid off.

Palestinians living in the Israeli-blockaded enclave of Gaza have long endured an unstable and costly electricity supply, so Yasser al-Hajj found a different way: solar power.


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Author / Journalist: Rosie Scammell

Category: Nation Politics

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Published Date: 2022-10-03, 17:04:36

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