With the price of oil at a record high, Africa needs alternative sources of energy. .
As sunlight is readily available on the continent, solar energy should be a viable solution. So far just two African countries, Morocco and Algeria, have begun to explore the potential of solar power by building massive plants in the desert. Domestic solar panels can provide cheap and reliable electricity.
Should African governments subsidise solar panels? How can more African countries harness energy from the sun? Would you consider solar panels for your house?