Young Ghana inventor creates new source of clean energy using alcohol

Young Ghana inventor creates new source of clean energy using alcohol

- An electrical and electronic engineering graduate, Prince Nana Kow Essel, has teamed up with his friends to produce a new form of clean energy

- The clean energy was produced using alcohol and a special type of gel

- The friends began experimenting with chemicals during childhood because one of them was the child of a chemist

Information available to shows that Prince Nana Kow Essel, an electrical and electronic engineering graduate of the University of Mines and Technology, has created clean energy from alcohol.

Essel's interest in innovative ways to create things started during his days in junior high school.

Together with his friends, they played with chemicals available because a father to one of them was a chemist.

Young Ghana inventor creates new source of clean energy using alcohol
Prince Essel Source:
Source: UGC

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He once took a chemical home, added another to it, brought the mixture near fire and was fascinated as it lit up.

Essel’s discovery that Brazil uses alcohol to fuel cars compelled him to team up with others to develop a similar product.

Along the line, they decided to use the alcohol as fuel for cooking and subsequently piloted the experiment in rural areas.

Per a report by, alcohol’s volatility then caused them to switch to add a gel to it, making it semi-liquid. This made it less volatile and safe to use.

In other news, has a video of Ghanaian school children singing a song of praise to Mohammed Salah, a footballer who plies his trade with the Egyptian national team and Liverpool Football Club.

In the video, the children are seen in a classroom and following the directions of an instructor, sing the song and act it out as well.

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