Anyone who has visited Tamil Nadu in the past several months would have understood what kind of living hell it is to be without power.
Most of the places in Tamil Nadu, for the past several months, go without power for as long as ten hours each day.
The TN government is aggressively going in for more Thermal Plants and Nuclear Power Plants. Hardly the sustainable answer to our problems.
The sustainable answers such as Wind, Solar have limitations and we are constantly challenging ourselves to overcome these limitations.
The hybrid power plant is one more step towards this. Will this gain wide acceptance?
It is a reminder to us that our fight for sustainable future is not such an easy one.
On the eve of this year’s Budget presentation, it is apt to publish this article. A look at what real sustainability is and what we have been missing all these years.