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Off-Grid Solar Power Booms in Africa as US Backs Technology Roll Out

More than 600 million people in Africa have no access to electricity, according to the International Energy Agency. But new technology could provide the solution. So-called off-grid solar systems have plummeted in price. Now consumers can spread the cost by renting the equipment and paying for the electricity as they need it, for less than a-half-dollar a day. Lumos Global is among the firms rolling out the technology in Nigeria, alongside mobile phone operator MTN. The...

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