Issue Date: Sep 15, 2008
Dam makers rake in the moolah irrespective of the amount of electricity projects generate
TWO issues back this magazine had done a detailed analysis of the wind energy sector in the country. We told you how wind turbines were being installed in increasing numbers, but performed at a dismal level and generated electricity far lesser than their potential. The policy gave incentive only to installation and very little to actual generation. In this issue we analyze the business of dams: the hydroelectricity sector. And the findings are, if anything, even more shocking.
Cheryl Colopy‘s book explores how south Asian rivers have been transformed from being considered sacred beings to sewers
How a township has set high standard for eco-friendly living