Nigerian startup launches clean energy through blockchain

Imagine being able to purchase clean energy cheaply and through cryptocurrency. Sounds futuristic? But it’s a possibility that OneWattSolar, a startup based in Lagos wants to achieve.

The clean energy outfit has come up with a way of allowing thousands of Africans to pay for solar energy using blockchain tokens without having to pay for the solar system infrastructure, which is funded through financial backers. It was a concept Victor Alagbe, the company’s vice president of operations and blockchain strategy, had been thinking on when reading about Elon Musk.


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