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From Tehelka Magazine, Vol 8, Issue 23, Dated 11 June 2011
CULTURE & SOCIETY  
COVER STORY

Solving the power riddle

Avalok Langer
New Delhi

The single largest emitter of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) in India is the power sector. Sixty-five percent of our electricity is produced by thermal power plants that emit GHGs. It is believed that by 2040 India will exhaust its coal reserves. Is alternative energy the future?

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Sources: india infrastructure report 2010, MNRE studies, Kirit S Parikh Committee report 2006, JNNSM mission document

Avalok Langer is a Correspondent with Tehelka.
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