Creating sustainable ‘off the grid’ homes in Nigeria
06 December 2018 | 12:09 pm
Energy entrepreneur Sulaiman Yusuf is developing what he calls 'off the grid' homes – using solar and hydro turbines to offer residents an eco-friendlier alternative to the Nigerian government’s power infrastructure.
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