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India's Power Slipping Away?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Sunil Sharan

Every Independence Day, the Indian prime minister highlights the need for more electricity and reduction in losses. Despite his promises, energy woes are strangulating the country. Manmohan Singh perhaps forgets that his obsession with power was precisely what won him power in 2009.

Renewable Energy As Solution And Responsibility

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 10.24.2012 | World
Mohamed Nasheed

The growth of India's clean energy sector does more than keep the lights on: It is a crucial ray of hope in the fight against climate change.

What Can We Learn From India's Massive Blackouts?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.06.2012 | World
Daniel Burrus

Over the next five years there will be roughly five billion people entering the lower middle class in rapidly developing economies such as India, China and Indonesia -- they will all want and need a lot of power.

India Up And Running Again After Historic Blackout

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

GHAZIABAD, India — Work making potato chip display racks at Jayraj Kumar's factory barely paused when much of India's power grid collapsed. The...

India Blackout Leaves Over 600 Million In The Dark

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 09.29.2012 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Electric crematoria were snuffed out with bodies inside, New Delhi's Metro shut down and hundreds of coal miners were trapped under...

A PASSAGE TO INDIA

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Battered at home by last week's Republican landslide, President Barack Obama headed to India to seek solace in foreign policy. The president's s...