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Tackling poverty… Meet Soccket

An ingenious invention and a brilliant idea. But will it work? Our CEO, Steve Andrews, takes a look at Soccet, the latest device to ‘tackle’ energy poverty in Africa:

“The technology is smart. The idea is seductive. Kids kick a football around for a couple of hours and before you can say “Penalty Shoot-out”, the ball can be taken home and has become a generator, capable of running a range of electrical devices such as small lights or mobile phone chargers…”

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