Solar panels on roofs are commonplace, but can the sunlight that hits building facades be used to generate power? Researchers at the University of Kassel say "yes".
In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here are our top five solar solutions from Africa.
Join us in Nigeria, where entrepreneurs are making waves with solar clocks and green fashions. Plus: Making paper out of grass and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into comfy seats. All this and much more on the latest show!
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient Amazonian techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
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