Solar power lights up Nigerian village

Until three weeks ago Durumi's 3000 residents had no electricity, but now everyone has power thanks to solar energy.

    Nigeria is one of the world's biggest oil producers yet more than half of its population do not have access to electricity.

    The village of Durumi near the capital Abuja had no electricity until three weeks ago. Today it is powered by solar energy, saving its residents the cost of having to run generators.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Durumi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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