Switch On - Across developing Africa, Asia and Latin America, billions of people suffer from the lack of safe and reliable energy—impacting literacy and education, water and food supply, communication, healthcare and the economy. Inspiring leaders, entrepreneurs, and everyday citizens are standing up to bring power to their people. Join Dr. Scott Tinker on an amazing global adventure to meet people and communities as they Switch On. It's a journey that's enlightening and emotional, uplifting and unforgettable. Switch On will change the way you look at energy and the developing world forever.
Visit the Maasai savannah of Kenya, Africa's largest slum and its newest hydroelectric dam. Journey into the coal mines and power plants of growing Vietnam. Cross Nepal with an environmental health scientist, studying people's transition from the most dangerous cooking fuel, killing millions a year, to the safest. And bring solar electricity, for the first time ever, to the Arhuaco people of Northern Colombia. Watch this 7-part series, based on and expanded from the celebrated global energy documentary Switch On– a spectacular, unexpected journey to know and understand the issues driving energy development around the world.