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The world's biggest power outages last week have exposed one of India's most serious issues — the growing gap between energy supply and energy demand. Left unheeded, it will deepen gathering doubts about India's dream to become a superpower. A growing economy, ballooning population and burgeoning urbanization are driving energy demands ever upward, while India's investment in power transmission and distribution has not kept up.
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