Hands On: Energy Wise

Earth Report
S10:Ep122 mins2006

Access to affordable, sustainable energy supplies is a growing concern around the world. This program looks at successful enterprises 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 bio-gas has been developed; in Nepal, bio-gas stoves are improving the quality of life in many ways; in India, agricultural plant waste is being turned into solid fuel briquettes for use in industrial stoves and boilers; also in India, a solar energy company has developed a wide range of solar-powered applications for lighting, water pumping and purification, TV and radio.

Video Language: English