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28 SEPTEMBER 2020
Environment
ENERGY DISTRIBUTION
DISCOMs face a stark future

The energy sector is undergoing a massive transformation, with large customers option for direct access from producers and those in the middle looking for decentralised storage and consumption. Between these forces, the old distribution business faces serious risk, says a report from the Prayas Energy Group.

Energy Environment
THERMAL POWER AND REGULATIONS
Regulations delayed are regulations denied

Efforts to rein in massive emissions of pollutants, and to reduce volumes of water consumed by coal-based thermal power plants have been thwarted by endless delays in implementing the regulations that were to take effect last year. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.

Environment Government Environmental Law and Regulation
INLAND WATERWAYS
National waterways in need of a new course

The Centre gears up to take national control of the Kosi and Gandak and turn them into commercial waterways. Shripad Dharmadhikary and the Manthan team report on findings from a recent visit to the region.

Economy Environment BIHAR

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