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Thai village firing up stoves with scooped poop

Pa Deng villagers now unlikely experts in generating power while minimising their ecological footprint

Mr Wisut collecting cow dung at his father's home in Pa Deng village. He has several solar panels hooked up to a fan and a television.

Pa Deng, Thailand

NESTLED in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand's electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop.

After successfully lighting up their homes with solar panels and stoves...

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