Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP
Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP

Humble tofu powering Indonesian homes with clean energy

Around 150 small tofu businesses in Kalisari village, many run from the family home, are benefiting from a pioneering green scheme that converts wastewater from their production floors into a clean-burning biogas

Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP
Innovative villagers on Java island are producing something extra from the simple soybean cake – cheap, renewable energy, piped directly into their homes. Photo: AFP
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