Ethiopia adopts Israeli day/night solar power system

Powered primarily by the sun, AORA’s Tulip energy system works 24/7 – even at night and when it’s cloudy
The Times of Israel
December 2, 2014
By David Shamah

Solar energy is an ideal solution for the power needs of the developing world – except for one problem: It stops working when the sun goes down, at precisely the time power is needed to turn the lights on. The solution, according to Zev Rosenzweig, CEO of Israeli energy technology company AORA, is a hybrid system – one that utilizes solar to the fullest, and supplements it with a “backup” system to keep the power flowing when the sun is not high in the sky, using scant resources, with an operating cost of next to nothing.

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