In 1995, SELF worked with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to provide 500 Solar Home Systems (SHS) to rural farmers and herdsmen in Gansu Province. This project expanded upon the Chinese State Science and Technology Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy’s rural electrification initiative in Gansu and other rural provinces in China in 1993.
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Since 1990, SELF has completed projects in more than 25 countries and pioneered unique applications of solar power such as for drip irrigation in Benin, health care in Haiti, telemedicine in the Amazon rain forest, online learning in South Africa and microenterprise development in Nigeria.
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