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Cowpat power for Indian province
Farmers in Punjab turn to faeces to fuel their everyday needs.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2009 09:12 GMT

India's Punjab province has the highest per capita energy consumption in the country.

Power cuts are an almost daily routine. Now the state is turning to a new source of energy that's also environmentally friendly - cow dung.

Prerna Suri reports from Ludhiana City.

 

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