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Sun will help light up lives of Tibetan villagers

Updated: Jul 28,2015 2:05 PM

Solar panels transform sunlight into energy in a village in Xigaze, the Tibet autonomous region. China has invested more than 4 billion yuan ($644 million) into establishing the photovoltaic project with a capacity of nearly 200 trillion watts, helping more than 600,000 people gain access to electricity, according to the Science and Technology Department of Tibet.[Photo/Xinhua]

A villager cleans solar panels in Xigaze, a village in the Tibet autonomous region on July 3. [Photo/Xinhua]

An energy-efficient light bulb gets rubbed clean in a house in a village in Gyangze county, the Tibet autonomous region on July 2.[Photo/Xinhua]