Environmentally-friendly Renewable Energy

In Myongchon farm in Jangyon county, South Hwanghae province, as part of the resumption of the Sustainable Rural Energy Development Programme (SRED) in 2010, a mini (600 kW) hydropower turbine and generator was supplied to the local community. The local people themselves provided significant in-kindmore


Wind Energy Project Improves Livelihoods in Rural Areas

In Hanchon, a district in Pyongwon county, South Pyongan province, farmers Mr. Ri Chum Uk and Mr. Kin Yong Ki have small wind turbines installed at their homes. They measure five metres high and generate 300 Watts of energy that charge individual 12 volt batteries.  The farmers say they can opemore


Saving Trees through the Sun

Because of the severely cold climate and the lack of fuel to heat houses and prepare food, people in rural areas tend to deplete nearby forests. more

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