Gem of the day

With over 26,000 megawatts of coal-fired power stations lying idle in India, and 600 million people without power, where's backup power coming from? Via NY Times:

“We are taking hydro power from Bhakhra Nangal Dam,” in northern India, said Sushil Kumar Shinde, the power minister.

Right, renewables. And in one of the best unintentional campaigns for energy efficiency, Indians have begun mobilising around the hashtag #benefitsofpowercut. Choice gems:

#benefitsofpowercut people will go out and hang out with each other in person rather than on google

#benefitsofpowercut Have you ever had a proper candle night dinner with your family?

No comments:

Post a Comment