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India can get more out of nuclear power with private sector help

Corporate involvement would bring competition, lower costs and speed development

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The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, now India's largest, began commercial operation in the state of Tamil Nadu in 2013: Nuclear power represents just 1.6% of India's energy mix.   © Reuters

Saurabh Todi is a research analyst at the Takshashila Institution, a policy think tank based in Bengaluru.

India needs a way to generate a lot more power to keep up with rapidly rising demand without adding to its already severe pollution woes.

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