A solar power farm and electricity microgrid have been earmarked for Koh Phaluai in Thailand. Photo: Getty Images

Thai island that inspired novel ‘The Beach’ to have solar power farm and microgrid

  • The Thai government has plans to build a solar farm and energy storage system on Koh Phaluai so it does not rely on the mainland for power
  • Island that was the basis of the book and Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘The Beach’ will become the first in Thailand to have renewable power and a microgrid system
Topic |   Thailand
A solar power farm and electricity microgrid have been earmarked for Koh Phaluai in Thailand. Photo: Getty Images
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