Capacity Conundrum


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How can India avoid blackouts as its population soars?

India’s population is set to pass China’s over the next 20 years. Unlike China, India currently has a dearth of energy resources and is having to play catch-up to prevent more of the devastating blackouts that affected millions in 2012.

Gas imports are increasing and there are ambitious plans for increasing renewable energy as a share of supply. But can this be enough? And are the plans sustainable? How can India develop in ways that will protect the environment and particularly air quality? And what can India do to solve energy poverty? Give us your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter, using #CNBCEnergy


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