The developing countries are poised to be the precious solar and biomass mines of the renewable energy that will be increasingly sought by the developed countries. The history will repeat , except that instead of exploring for for spices now the developed country explorers will seek solar energy. Renewable energy will account for the majority
The world took 150 years to realize that the invention of incandescent bulbs is the most inefficient way of lighting homes, 90% of energy consumed by incandescent bulbs goe for heating and remaining only 10 % for lighting.
INDIA’S ASSETS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE WORLD (Invited article that appeared with its translation in Marathi in the special issue of ” Vanarai ” published on the occassion of its 25th Anniversary in 2011. Vanarai is NGO founded by Dr. Mohan Dharia , Former Minister of Commerce of India and Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission,