Synopsis:An explanation of the various uses and benefits of solar power, using two examples of villages in Thailand and in Sri Lanka. Made for BP Solar in various locations, narrated in English.
Shotlist:Film begins at 00:02:30
00:02:10 Pac man clock over galaxy and grid.
00:02:30 Opening titles and introduction, BP shield, petrol station forecourt in Thailand with solar panels.
00:03:29 Montage of solar panel manufacturing and production, testing and improving performance, circuit boards and offices,
00:04:18 BP Australia commercial, uses and assembly of solar power in remote areas for Telecom Australia, another BP Australia commercial, lights at sea at night.
00:05:07 Sunlight, solar power in third world education, Buddhist monks and Islamic scholar, Australian clinic, children showering - all ex commercial. Children drinking from hose pipes. Irrigation and rice paddies - ex commercial.
00:06:44 Isan, eastern Thailand. Water buffalo in paddy at sunset. Silk production, spinning and weaving. Water collection and storage. One village has solar power - their pumping station. I/v with Graham Jackson, Thai-Australian Project.
00:08:54 Water collection improved in the village, i/v with Sacha Sethaputra, Rural Development Advisor
00:10:05 Infants and vaccines in remote villages, maintenance and testing of the solar units. Ex commercial of boy studying at sunset.
00:11:43 Central Sri Lanka village Pansiyagama, installation of solar power by Sunpower Systems, a BP agent. Piece to camera from H.E. Mrs. Tonia Shand, Australian High Commissioner.
00:13:47 Television in the village home, with singer Victor Ratnayake, and education in the home.
00:14:48 Ending montage of education about solar energy, and end titles