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Energy scarcity is a major problem in developing countries. These regions do not have energy access due to poor technical advancement rather than scarcity of resources. Billion of people do not have access to electrical power and depend on fossil fuel like kerosene for lighting purpose but it has very harmful effect on health. The availability of solar energy could lead to people having electrical power to illuminate their houses and aid in poverty reduction.