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Villagers in carbon-hungry Thailand tap the sun and dung for clean energy

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 06, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Aug 05, 2016

Thailand is a leader in Southeast Asian energy consumption, second only to Indonesia, with a particular appetite for fossil fuels. But one village nestled in the rural forest, far from the electricity grid, turned to clean energy to keep their community running. Along with using solar panels, the residents have perfected an unconventional way of powering their stoves: cow dung. Pa Deng is an off-the-grid village that saw its first spark of electricity when solar panels were installed ten...






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