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How solar is driving Nigeria’s post pandemic green recovery

By Guardian Exclusive
31 May 2022   |   8:40 am
Several rural areas in Nigeria are not connected to the national grid. Habitants of this rural area extensively use kerosene-fueled lanterns and candles due to the lack of electricity. This report takes a look at how solar is driving Nigeria's post-pandemic green recovery

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