India looks to alternative energy

With a third of Indians still living without electricity, the country is turning to solar and wind options.

    A decade ago, the Indian government pledged to provide the entire country with electricity by March 2012.

    Only 64 per cent of the country's target has been met, with a third of Indians still living without power.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Tamil Nadu on why people are now looking for alternative forms of energy.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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