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Through its thin-film solar canopy, the Agora generates more electricity that it uses and can provide reliable renewable electricity for charging personal cellular devices, portable batteries and a host of additional community-determined needs such as well pumps, fountains, water purification, irrigation and safety lighting. The Hot Spot has been carefully designed to be extremely durable and vandal resistant. Its simplicity is fundamental to its long-term success. Both the structure and the organizational system that keep it running have as few vulnerable and moving parts as possible. The recipient community donates the land, collaborates on the landscape design and provides ongoing maintenance. No one collects any money or controls membership or usage. All services are provided to the recipient community for free (courtesy of the fiscal sponsor). The Agora is replicable and deployable in any volume. It is intended to be the 21st century neighborhood branch library for the developing world.