Access to affordable, sustainable energy supplies is a growing concern around the world. This programme looks at successful enteprises that are providing some solutions to this problem: in Scotland, small-scale turbines put wind power within the reach of domestic users. In Sweden, the world’s first train to be run solely on biogas has been developed. In Nepal, biogas stoves are improving the quality of life in many ways. Agricultural plant waste is being turned into solid fuel briquettes for use in industrial stoves and boilers; and a solar energy company has developed a wide range of solar-powered applications for lighting, water pumping and purification, TV and radio, both in India.
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