India's coal crunch gives impetus for solar shift, welcomed by green lobby as happy accident

  • by: KATY DAIGLE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 28, 2014 - 10:10 AM

NEW DELHI — For six years in a row, India's monopoly coal producer has missed its production targets, leading to chronic electricity shortages and sending power producers scrambling for pricier imports. But what looks like a looming crisis could turn out to be an almost accidental energy overhaul.

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