Indonesia island seeks clean energy future

Sumba Island, with little electricity only last year, now plans to use only renewable energy by the year 2025.

A quiet corner of Indonesia is trying to turn itself into a model of clean energy use.

Sumba Island is aiming to function completely on renewable energy sources by 2025.

Only one year ago, most people the island had no electricity at all.

Today, however, hyrdopower and solar panels have brought simple advances to the daily lives of the residents.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Sumba Island, Indonesia.

Source: Al Jazeera