Tired of power cuts, blockaded Gaza turns to solar panels

To deal with blackouts in Gaza, many switch on diesel generators, but more and more people are now turning to solar power to keep the lights on.

Blockaded by Israel since 2007, the Gaza Strip only has electricity for 12 hours per day on average – less when the conflict escalates.

So, in recent years, people across the Palestinian enclave have been turning to solar energy to power their businesses and homes.

Yasser al-Hajj, who owns a seaside fish farm and restaurant, installed solar panels six years ago.

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Source: Euronews

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