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India faces a painful move to renewable energy

Millions are forced to live with fallout of the dirtiest fuels; govt blames lack of funds to pay for greener power

A cow near a polluted pond in Uncha Amirpur, near the Dadri plant. As one of the fastest growing economies, India needs uninterrupted power to keep factories humming and the economy expanding.

Uncha Amirpur, India

SUBEDAR Singh bears the scars of India's painful reliance on dirty power and its struggle to pay for the costly transition to the brave new world of solar and renewable electricity.

Last year, the farmer walked into a field in his village and suffered 70 per...

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