Gallery: Solar Energy To Help Pakistan Flood Victims


In recent disasters such as the Haiti earthquake and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, renewable energy has been used to help those in need by powering shelters and emergency equipment. Now those who have lost everything in the Pakistan floods are to be aided by portable solar energy units that could ease the suffering of the millions affected.

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  1. jancopak August 22, 2011 at 7:37 am

    Settings up a small energy generation unit using Solar Panels in Pakistan seems like a good idea. The technology is available, all the bits and pieces are available, what we are lacking is people with technical knowledge and background who can put all the pieces of the puzzle together.
    Any one can read a few articles on the internet about how solar panels work and how to setup a system, but I think you really need an engineer to help you setup a system, because he would know how to calculate your exact requirements and to implement a system which fulfills all your future needs as well.
    Because the cost of the panels is the major issue here so calculating how much energy you need is of utmost importance.
    Large scale solar farms can be setup in Pakistan and can be cost effective as well but we need skilled people to run these facilities.

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