29 Dec '15, 11am

Interview: Akon discusses solar opportunities in Africa

Famous musician and popstar Akon is figurehead and founder of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, which has provided affordable solar power to more than one million Africans. Akon's goal, with the help of his business partners Samba Bathily and Thione Niang – co-founders of Solktra International – is to bring solar energy to 600 million people in Africa. pv magazine caught up with all three at the recent COP21 UN Climate Change Summit in Paris to talk about this initiative.

Full article: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/interview...

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