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Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Nigeria Piloting Waste-To-Energy Power Plant

A unique program in Nigeria, a country located on the southwest coast of Africa by the Gulf of Guinea, seeks to solve two pressing problems with one solution. The country needs power, and the country suffers from too much garbage. Take a look at the innovative new project that is being piloted there in order to kill two birds with just one stone.

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Carley Petesch, Associated Press, wrote portions of the text in this report. Copyright 2014 Associated Press.

This article can be found in the May/June 2014 digital edition of Renewable Energy World magazine. You can preview the issue at this link.

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