Pol Dhuyvetter
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Solar power 'key to peace' in Rio favela

Pol Dhuyvetter from Belgium believes solar panels are the key to peace in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

He hopes the Babilonia favela can even turn a profit from their panels by selling excess energy back to the Brazilian power grid.

Impressions of Rio through the eyes of foreigners living in the city is part of a BBC Brasil series.

  • 23 Aug 2016
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