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Heat wave in India sparks blackouts and highlights dependence on coal (CBC News/Associated Press – May 3, 2022)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/ An unusually early and brutal heat wave is scorching parts of India, with acute power shortages affecting millions as demand for electricity surges to record levels. Supplies of coal at many thermal power plants are running perilously low, spawning daily power outages in several states. The shortages are sparking scrutiny of India’s longtime reliance …

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