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Indonesian island aims to be clean energy model

Posted by admin on March 30, 2013 in Clean Energy with 10 Comments

A quiet corner of Indonesia is trying to turn itself into a model of Clean Energy use.

It’s aiming to function completely on Renewable Energy sources by 2025.

Only one year ago most people on Sumba Island had no electricity at all, now hyrdo energy and solar panels have brought simple advances to the daily lives of the residents of the island known for its horses and magic.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Sumba Island.

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  1. foresakenlionMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #1

    Islam has held you …
    Islam has held you back so badly, now you have electricity… is there some other source of this dark age in Asian culture? The people who brought us gun powder, the British used to conquer the world. Good in a way… but terribly illuminating of the things holding back West Asian people.

  2. epajrgolfMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #2

    Great news report
    Great news report

  3. ahmed blidaMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #3


  4. Mitesh DamaniaMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #4

    getting a tv is …
    getting a tv is actually going the other way (it’s not progress) lol

  5. gthreesixMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #5

    First time I have …
    First time I have seen a methane lamp like that!

  6. sam101200March 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #6

    What, no one ever …
    What, no one ever thought to introduce them to a wonderful invention called “the candle”, invented in 300 BC?

  7. JogBirdMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #7

    welcome to the …
    welcome to the 18th century

  8. osiris6669March 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #8

    thats awesome once …
    thats awesome once they manage to do it maybe it will spread

  9. Nate ReynoldsMarch 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #9

    Thats amazing, if …
    Thats amazing, if they focus 100% on renewables, by 2025 they could be the most advanced country in terms of energy technology and energy economy in 2025

  10. weldon29March 30, 2013 - 8:24 am #10

    hope they can keep …
    hope they can keep the island clean.

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