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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

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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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