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China's rural poor turn sun rays into yuan

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A worker pulls a cart in front of the smoking chimneys of a power plant in Hefei, Anhui province, in October. With coal pollution worsening, China wants to switch to cleaner power sources.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- There is not much money in Anhui Province, but there is plenty of sun.

     "I couldn't even use a fan in the summer," said Ni Chuanjiang. "I couldn't afford to."

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