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IIT Madras' new environmentally friendly disruptive technology to bring electricity to rural households

Chennai | India

A bunch of energetic engineers from IIT, Madras has been lighting up homes there using DC or Direct Current. The omnipresent electrification standard in India is by using AC or Alternating Current. A revolutionary new approach to supply electricity is being perfected amid the sand dunes of Jodhpur district. Professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of IIT, Madras calls it potentially a game changer technology.

dnaindia.com | Last Updated : 05-Jun-16

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