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Prakash Nayak

Chairman, IET India Power Panel

Chairman, IET India Power Panel
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How We Can Energise India's Power Sector

For a long time now, the power system in India has been experiencing extreme challenges in bridging the demand and supply gap. The gap has been increasing due to challenges in availability of good-quality coal -- close to 60% of 240GW installed capacity of the country's power is met by this fuel. Meanwhile, concern for the environment in the context of global warming has taken a front seat and the pressure on power project developers with delayed environmental clearances has drastically delayed projects.
11/06/2015 8:09 AM IST