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Removable solar panels boost storm readiness in Dominica

Dominica solar panels

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation When Hurricane Maria flattened the Caribbean island of Dominica in 2017, the fierce storm left the country in the dark. “Everything was out. There was no electricity. The whole electrical grid was down,” recalled Williams Fitzroy, an engineer and inspector for the Ministry of Public Works. A view of rooftop solar […]

Jordan switches on world’s largest solar plant in refugee camp

Thomson Reuters Foundation Jordan has switched on the world’s largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. The 12.9 megawatts solar plant at Zaatari refugee camp, on the border of Jordan and Syria, will allow families to run a fridge, TV, […]