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Rwanda is Africa’s most densely populated country and 9 out of 10 people there don’t have electricity. The government is now tapping its own natural resources such as the methane deposits under Lake Kivu to try to meet the country’s growing energy
The lake holds huge reserves of methane, a gas produced by the fermentation of sediments at the bottom of the lake.
Methane is combustible and can be used to produce electricity. But in high concentrations it can also be dangerous.