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Seeing No End to Power Crisis, Gazans Turn to the Sun

Faced with power blackouts lasting anything from eight to 12 hours a day, residents and businesses in Gaza are increasingly turning to the sun to supply their energy needs. Not only are solar panels more reliable and cheaper in the long run, but in some cases, including that of Tamer al-Buari, they have become essential to staying alive. "To me, power is not just about lights or entertainment, it's a matter of life and death," said Buari, 40, who suffers from a severe...

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