Nigerian Students Solve Power Shortages With Urine



Publisher:
Radio France International
Publication Date:
25 November 2012
Tags:
Nigeria, Innovation

Most Nigerians have to rely on generators because of the epileptic power supply. Many businesses have also closed down because they cannot afford to buy expensive fuel from the black market to power their generators.
Faced with this problem, four teenagers from the Doregos Private Academy School in Lagos developed a generator powered by urine.

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