Dear Members,
In our Apna Bharat Mahaan, our Govt only talks of going the green way,reducing emissions and making life better. In finding alternate energy sources we lack will and forests are destroyed to fill the pockets of moneybags.
But in U.K..the City of London has shown everyone a way to harness sustainable and clean energy as well as making a beautiful landmarkmark in the famous city at the same time.
Please read on.
Any comments on this project is welcome.
Varadarajan

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London is going all in with sustainable energy. The world's largest solar-powered bridge — spanning the River Thames — was unveiled Wednesday (Jan. 22) in the British metropolis.
The 4,400 photovoltaic panels cover the roof of the station and produce enough energy to make almost 80,000 cups of tea a day. In fact, London’s longest array provides up to half of the station’s energy, reducing its CO2 emissions by an estimated 511 tonnes per year – equivalent approximately to 89,000 (average) car journeys.

The roof of Blackfriars Bridge, a Victorian-era road and foot-traffic bridge in central London, has been covered with 4,400solar panels, as part of a five-year project to help cut emissions from the Blackfriars railway station on the bridge's northern bank,reported The Guardian. The solar panels are expected to provide up to half of the energy needed to power the busy railway station, said officials from First Capital Connect, which runs Blackfriars station.

"Electric trains are already the greenest form of public transport — this roof gives our passengers an even more sustainable journey," David Statham, managing director of First Capital Connect, told The Guardian. "The distinctive roof has also turned our station into an iconic landmark visible for miles along the River Thames."
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker had this to say about the bridge:
“Blackfriars solar bridge is an architectural gem, a truly iconic installation and a fantastic addition to the skyline of the greatest city in the World. I congratulate everyone involved in making it happen.”
As a native of Bristol, I'll refrain from commenting on London's greatness. Regarding the bridge, however, I whole heartedly agree

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