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Energy companies in Finland look towards animal poo for clean power

By Guardian Nigeria
29 October 2019   |   4:26 pm
In the search for clean electricity, power companies in Finland are going green by way of brown, and have set their sights on a previously untapped energy source in animal poo.

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