Energy Security

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Abstract: Despite efforts to enhance domestic energy production and diversify fuel mix, India still faces energy and peak shortages of around 8 per cent and 12 per cent respectively, while a large section of the rural population continues to lack access to clean and efficient energy fuels to meet their daily requirements.

Inputs from State of Environment Report: India 2009, published by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India.