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Huawei’s Solar Pivot Widely Promoted in Africa

As the Chinese technology giant Huawei finds its traditional internet business increasingly contained due to pressure in the Global North, it’s pivoting towards green energy in the Global South.

Huawei recently blanketed the African press with paid articles to announce a series of new green energy solutions targeted at African markets. These include solar arrays optimized for weak grids, and products aimed at all market levels, from homes to utility companies. 

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