Maharashtra shows that when incentives for wind energy are based on investment, not power generation, they give a fillip to moneymaking rather than clean energy.
Progressive Maharashtra has rushed to install wind energy plants. But, ask Nidhi Jamwal and Shikha Lakhanpal, reporting from Mumbai and Dhule, why so little electricity is actually generated. Is there another purpose to private interest in wind? Of greater note: If India must develop wind energy, should it go the way of this state?
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