Bringing electricity to 600 million homes. (editorial rant)

In this editorial piece I would like to shine a light on a particular individual who has transcended his status as “just another rapper”. In these incredibly selfish times where we seem to care about what the Kardashians are wearing (or not wearing) than helping others it is nice to know that someone is doing something to help others.

Rapper Akon is currently using his celebrity status in order to help people get electricity from one of the most sun drenched continents on the planet. All I have to say is … that is a lot of 12 volt solar panels and charge controllers.

This got me to thinking …

Why is it that we cannot do something like this in the United States. This would cut down on Global Warming, save a ton of money in oil costs and give us a sustainable way to help millions of people who are other wise disenfranchised from having good electricity.…

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