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Cows and Cassava Waste Produce Kilowatts for Africa's Rural Homes


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Melissa
- 2067 days ago - yellowsandblues.com
Dr. Joseph Adelegan designed a system that converts slaughterhouse wastewater into gas for cooking and fertilizer for farming. And now he has come up with an idea to use waste from the cassava plant to generate power for Africa's rural homes.



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Linda B. (71)
Tuesday January 27, 2009, 1:35 pm
While I'm not thrilled about the existence of slaughterhouses, I'm happy that they're putting the 'waste' to good use. Africans sure can use all the help they can get.
 

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Tuesday September 10, 2013, 6:04 am
noted
 

Christine Boddington (0)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 6:55 pm
Energy and the cost to the poor in Africa is overwhelming .... I still saddens me when I think of the many every week that are electricuted in shanty towns whilst trying to tap into the few power lines ....just to have a little of what we really take for granted
 

Kamia T. (67)
Sunday March 16, 2014, 12:02 pm
Unfortunately I couldn't get this page to load, but anything that will help people in Africa, who have suffered ridiculously over the past century, to do better is wonderful.
 
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