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3d printing

The term industrial revolution used to represent the economic transformation that Britain went through in the 18th to 19th Century. However, as time went by, the term started to represent the process of economic transformation as opposed to a period of time. This economic transformation that the term represents is characterized by technological, cultural and...

Solar energy

According to IRENA, the African continent receives an annual solar irradiation of 2,119 kilowatt hours per square metre (kWh/m2); with most countries in the North, West and Southern Africa receiving more than 2,100 kWh/m2 annually. Cumulatively, Africa has a solar PV technical generation potential of 7,900 GW; and this capacity has barely been scratched yet....