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Is Bill Gates behind the times on renewable energy? 22. September 2014 By: Andy Moon, Jason Gray Bill Gates has done a wonderful job of highlighting the critical role of energy in the fight against poverty. Energy impacts every sector, from agriculture and education to economic development. In the health sector alone, over 1 billion people go to health clinics without electricity, which means that staff are forced to "treat emergency patients in the dark, and health centers lack the power they need to store vaccines or sterilize medical supplies." Andy Moon (above) and Jason Gray are co-founders of SunFarmer However, it gets more complicated when we discuss which sources of energy should be used to fill the energy gap. Mr. Gates recently wrote an article suggesting that the poor "can't afford today's expensive clean energy solutions, and we can't expect them to wait for th...

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