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Solar energy keeps lights on at Nigerian hospital

December 5, 2018

While Nigeria only generates about 4,000 MW on most days even though it has an installed capacity of 12,522 MW, a hospital in Lagos Island keeps the lights on with solar power, according to an article on the TechCabal website.

The installation of the system was completed in two hours by two solar installers.

Before switching to solar, generator noise disturbed the hospital’s patients. Power outages also meant that patients had to stay without electricity.

Although the hospital has not completely gone off-grid, power from the grid is now back-up. 

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