By Heba Kanso  BEIRUT, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Months Of Testing, A Hospital In Syria Will Have Uninterrupted Power From This Week, Charged By Solar Power In A Project Designers Hope Will Save Lives And Can Be Repeated Across The Count

By Heba Kanso BEIRUT, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Months Of Testing, A Hospital In Syria Will Have Uninterrupted Power From This Week, Charged By Solar Power In A Project Designers Hope Will Save Lives And Can Be Repeated Across The Count

If there is a complete fuel outage the solar system can fully power the intensive care unit, operating rooms and emergency departments for up to 24 hours without diesel, which is 20 to 30 percent of the hospital's energy cost.