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    Building access to education and hope for the future with communities in Cameroon.

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    How you can help cottage industries provide solar in African villages (not for cheap electricity – just for electricity)

    Norman Phipps 05-Aug-2015

    We had a solar electric system installed on our house in London last year by Norman Phipps of Assured Solar. We’ve had the system for a year now, and its output was almost exactly what Norman predicted, which means we’re headed for a 9-year payback time. Read more

    Build your own solar phone charger

    Norman Phipps 04-Mar-2013

    Norman Phipps has developed a weekend course on which you can build your own small solar electric panel from the scrap from the photovoltaics industry, with a USB port for a phone charger or an LED light. Read more

    Self-build solar lighting for Africa

    Norman Phipps 08-Dec-2012

    Norman is our tutor for our build your own solar pv panel course, running in March, May and September next year. He’s developed a way of building small solar electric panels from the scrap from the photovoltaics industry Read more

    There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

    The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

    We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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