HALF OF YEMENIS HAVE SOLAR PANELS

26 July , 2017

For a Fifty-one percent of Yemenis access electricity either fully or mostly using solar panels, according to the findings of a study conducted by PERCENT in January 2017 on a national sample of 1,000 respondents in all Yemeni governorates. The reliance on solar panels as a source of energy has significantly increased since 2014, as the war exacerbated fuel and electricity shortages. 21% said they rely on traditional sources, including public electricity and generators.

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The presidential Elections 2014

For a significant majority of Yemenis, the elections remain the best tool for making change, and this is supported by their willingness to participate. According to the results of a public opinion poll, conducted by PERCENT Corporation on a random sample of 1,000 people (half of them women) in nine governorates, up to 77 percent of the respondents said they plan to vote in the next presidential elections.

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