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7 solar tips that can save you money when you know them

Solar power is the conversion of energy derived from the sun(solar energy) into electricity. This electricity derived from the sun can be used in powering your appliances at the home, office, farm, or any other place the installation was made.   One thing you should keep in mind is that the sun offers this free …

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A Step by Step Process on How Solar Energy Works

How Does Solar Energy work? You probably must have seen those huge panels on the roof of many houses and have asked yourself “oh man how does this thing work?”.  Well, I will walk you through the process of this solar energy works. Firstly, you should know that solar energy is the most abundant type …

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10 Stunning Benefits of Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Having solar panels at home and getting the most out of the free energy provided by the sun each day is a wonderful decision to make. Solar energy is renewable energy derived from the sun. Unlike other non-renewable ways of producing electricity such as oil, coal, gas, etc, the sun replenishes the energy released by …

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Electrifying Nigerian Agriculture with Clean Minigrids to Improve Livelihoods

 Andrew Allee, James Sherwood, Falaq Tidjani and Ayodeji Ojo Electrifying Nigerian Agriculture with Clean Minigrids to Improve Livelihoods A new Power Africa study finds immediate opportunity to initiate and scale the productive use of energy from Nigerian minigrids by electrifying three prevalent agricultural processing activities: rice milling, grain flour milling, and cassava grating. For the hundreds of …

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Yemen’s ‘microgrid girls’ power community amid war and COVID-19

Yemen’s ‘microgrid girls’ power community amid war and COVID-19 A women-run solar station near the front line in Abs is empowering its owners and improving life in their community. A woman checks batteries at the Abs solar microgrid station [Photo courtesy of SDF YEMEN] By Veronique Mistiaen 18 Oct 2020 “The role of women was housework …

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In Nigeria, citizens pay more for darkness than electricity

12.10.2020, Niyi Oyedeji THE anger and frustration on Adelana Martins’ face are unmistakable – there is a power outage just about the time he wants to iron his clothes. The power failure has thwarted his plan to appear at work by 2 pm in crispy uniform. Yet, he dares not appear in office in mufti, …

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