Friday, January 18, 2013

Rice Husks Fuel Micro Power Grids in India

AIR DATE: Jan. 17, 2013 - How Social Entrepreneurs Use Rice Husks to Fuel Micro Power Grids in India

India suffers from chronic power interruptions and failures stemming from energy policies created to court voter blocs. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on efforts by social entrepreneurs to solve part of India's power problems by creating village-based micro grids.


RATNESH YADAV: The good thing about this rice husk is, it has no alternate uses. It doesn't burn easily, so you can't use it for cooking. You cannot feed it to cattle because it has high silica in it. So it is a waste. It has no value for anybody else. And that is why -- and it is in plenty. Transcript>>>

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