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Building sustainable ‘off-grid’ homes in Nigeria

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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