Monday, 30 July 2012 16:45

370 million swelter in darkness after power fails in India

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Water could be next. – JO

"India has a peak-hour power deficit of about 12 percent, slowing the economy. Delhi's private power company, BSES , said northern India last suffered such a major outage in 2001.

About 40 percent of Indians, or 500 million people, lack electricity. Delays in opening new power plants and coal mines, among other things, have held back capacity."

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