Hobbled on Energy, India Ponders a Multitude of Dams

New York Times: As we noted here last week, over 600 million people lost power in India last summer, setting a modern record for the number of people affected by a blackout. Well before that, though, India’s government was grappling with growing pressure to increase the dependability of its electricity service -- for the growing numbers who have intermittent power and the 400 million who live without it. As a solution, the government proposed constructing 292 dams throughout the Indian Himalayas -- roughly a......

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