India – the power of pine needles

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Millions of people around the world, with no access to electricity, are struggling to lift themselves above the poverty line.

Access to power sources has been identified by the United Nations as a way to boost sustainable development.

In India, electricity is not available to many people living in rural areas. But one couple has found an innovative solution to the problem – right under their feet – showing that small-scale solutions can help solve big problems.

Daljit Dhaliwal reports

Duration: 4'05"

 

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