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This Nigerian startup sells solar-powered batteries at corner stores

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At a corner store in Lagos, Nigeria, when someone stops by to pick up groceries, they can now also rent a portable battery that has been charged with solar power. It’s a critical tool in a city where the power can go out multiple times a day, and many people rely on expensive, loud, and polluting diesel generators.

“Our goal is to make energy access as easy as buying milk,” says Olugbenga Olubanjo, CEO of Reeddi, the startup pioneering the new service. Customers........

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