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Govt clears bailout for state electricity distribution firms: Another hasty quickfix promoting inefficiency, not a long term solution

The Indian government on Monday approved an ambitious plan to bail out beleaguered state electricity distribution companies, or discoms, through a restructuring of their short-term loans. The electricity distribution firms owned by the state governments are finding it difficult to … Continue reading

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Renewable energy trade picks up speed in India

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) trade —  a mechanism to trade renewable energy including solar, wind, biomass and small hydro projects on platforms similar to stock exchanges — is slowly gaining ground in India. REC trade, which began in India in … Continue reading

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