TITLE

How to Kick the Habit

AUTHOR(S)
Balasubramanyam, K. R.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Business Today;6/29/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how India can handle the effects of oil price increases. It points out that the only viable long-term solution to oil price increases is to develop alternative sources of energy. Experts cite several energy options, including solar, wind, biofuels, hydel and nuclear. The Indian government is promoting solar products through incentives and awareness programs.
ACCESSION #
32846293

 

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