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Modi's solar embrace in India is leaving wind power in the shade

His challenge is finding US$200b needed to achieve a clean-energy transformation

India has built up 22 GW of wind power partly through a policy of tax breaks. Mr Modi's target for solar is 100 GW by 2022 from about 4.1 GW now.

New Delhi

INDIA is set to add more solar capacity than wind power for the first time as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks to harness the sun's rays to curb energy shortages.

Solar installations are on course to exceed 2,500 MW in the year till March 31, 2016, topping the 2,400 MW...

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