Yaowawit School and Lodge in Kapong in Phang Nga. Now that the new solar plant has been put into operation during an inauguration ceremony, it will be providing clean electricity for the 110 youngsters aged four to eighteen living at the Yaowawit home for orphans and socially disadvantaged children and for the attached school. This makes the children true young solar pioneers and the school probably the first such establishment with its own solar plant in the country of smiles. 324 Conergy modules will be producing 227,400 watt hours of electricity per day, supplying the school’s computers and air conditioning systems amongst other things while preventing around 43 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year.

The plant was realized thanks to donations from the solar system supplier Conergy, the German Embassy in Thailand and the freight carrier Logwin Air+Ocean Thailand.