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Karolina Attspodina, a Ukrainian-born tech entrepreneur who launched the startup We Do Solar in Berlin, with one of her company's solar panels. Attspodina's work is part of nationwide push to get Germans to use less energy and lessen dependence on Russian oil. Marlena Waldthausen for NPR hide caption

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As Germany struggles in energy crisis, more turn to solar to help power homes

A Ukrainian-born entrepreneur in Berlin who launched a startup selling DIY solar panels has seen her business boom, as the country's reliance on Russian gas causes utility bills to skyrocket.

Karolina Attspodina, a Ukrainian-born tech entrepreneur who launched the startup We Do Solar in Berlin, with one of her company's solar panels. Attspodina's work is part of nationwide push to get Germans to use less energy and lessen dependence on Russian oil. Marlena Waldthausen for NPR hide caption

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Marlena Waldthausen for NPR

As Germany struggles in energy crisis, more turn to solar to help power homes

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