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Finally government acknowledges efficiency is the solution and not price hikes for the power sector

Click here for my article that details the losses of Rs. 75,000 Crores but inept Discoms.  This does not even include the power plant efficiencies. Next Steps for the Indian power industry Minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush … Continue reading

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Ramesh Agrawal wins 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize for his crusade against coal

With a small internet café as his headquarters, Ramesh Agrawal organized villagers to demand their right to information about industrial development projects and succeeded in shutting down one of the largest proposed coal mines in Chhattisgarh. With a rapidly growing … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learnt from one of the world’s worst energy blackouts of the decade

  India just had the mother of all blackouts in the last week of July, causing the most populated northern half of the nation to come to a halt, without a viable recourse to an alternate source of energy for … Continue reading

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