Cowpat power for Indian province

Farmers in Punjab turn to faeces to fuel their everyday needs.

    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.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The Victorian Muslims of Britain

    The Victorian Muslims of Britain

    The stories of the British aristocrats who converted to Islam.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    India's shocking farmer suicide epidemic

    India's shocking farmer suicide epidemic

    Falling into a debt-trap and besieged by bad weather, thousands of farmers are taking their own lives each year.