Cameroon slashes taxes to tap solar power potential

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Eskom’s power plants must be phased out and trillions of rands will be needed to transition to clean energy. Photo: Getty Images
Eskom’s power plants must be phased out and trillions of rands will be needed to transition to clean energy. Photo: Getty Images

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Before the University of Yaoundé 1 got its solar microgrid in 2018, erratic power supply in Cameroon’s capital meant Adamu Gilbert could not stock up on the fresh, chilled items he knew his customers wanted when they came to his shop near campus.

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