South African swayed by wind power

Cape Town man builds power-producing turbine after state-owned company failed to connect electricity.

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2013 10:37
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A South African man has found an innovative way to gain access to electricity.

Ricardo Fortune could not get the state-owned company to connect electricity to his house in Cape Town, so he built a turbine.

Now Fortune uses his turbine to harness the wind.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Cape Town, South Africa.


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