Reenergising Bhubaneswar | earthrise

The Indian state of Orissa faces an energy crisis. But because of climatic fluctuations and a 35% reduction in rainfall, water catchments in reservoirs and dams have been drastically reduced and some hydro power plants have been shut down.
In a bid to reduce its reliance on hydro-electricity, Bhubaneswar adopted a renewable energy and energy efficiency policy in 2007, and is now hailed as a model for how other cities can adopt clean, sustainable energy solutions.

I went there to learn how simple measures such as solar photovoltaic power packs and Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) are enabling the city to cope.