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Jul 23, 2014

Turned away by trade tariffs in Europe and the United States, Chinese solar panel makers are now turning to Africa as potentially huge growth market. Chinese solar power projects are popping up across the continent, ranging for a massive 200 mw facility in Ghana to rural electrification in off-grid villages in Tanzania. Although the potential for growth is tremendous, it's also an industry fraught with risk. Huang Hongxiang of the corporate advisory firm China House Kenya joins us to discuss his latest project advising a Chinese solar panel maker on an investment in Tanzania.