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Rwanda: Charging Your Phone With Cow Dung

When one thinks of animal dung, one usually thinks: messy. Dutch research institute TNO has developed a prototype of a socket that turns biogas heat into electricity. Together with SNV and BoP Innovation Center, students at Delft University of Technology visited Rwanda for TNO to test this new prototype in people's homes. Who could have ever imagined, that one day mobile phones would be charged with cow dung?

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[EVENT] EAST AFRICA Growing SMEs in Kigali, Rwanda - 17-18/05/12

[EVENT] EAST AFRICA Growing SMEs in Kigali, Rwanda - 17-18/05/12 | Energy SMEs in Developing Countries | Scoop.it

After 6 successful editions, Growing SMEs will be held on 17-18 May 2012 in Kigali, Rwanda. This premium marketplace will highlight successful strategies and businesses to explore and activate the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) development in East Africa and beyond.

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