Cut off from the national power grid, the Solar Nano Grid Project is providing enough renewable power to run lights, cooling and water pumps in the two Kenyan villages where it's being piloted.
On this week's Eco Africa, lighting up Uganda with solar power, seeing the real value in the shea trees of Burkina Faso and turning the bothersome water hyacinths of Benin into fertilizer.
On this week's Eco Africa, we learn about a new nontoxic shoe polish in Kenya, see how solar-powered taxis can help reduce pollution in cities and find out about how prisoners are helping their environment in Cameroon.
On this week's Eco Africa, connecting rural households to the Kenyan power grid, cutting deforestation in Ghana and turning green spaces into parks, and planting millions of trees in Nigeria.
Renewable technology is bringing light into the lives of Kalunga people, descendants of slaves living in remote communities in Brazil. Now, solar powered lamps made from recycled bottles are extending their evenings.
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