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This column has defined itself as a self-appointed critic of Indian energy policy. Week after week it has managed to find gaps, inadequacies and contradictions combing through India's policy documents.
U.S. crude inventories probably rose from a 82-year high as domestic output remained near the most in two decades and demand fell. Stockpiles grew by 2 million barrels, or 0.5 percent, to 397.3 million,
The government said banks have been advised not to reject financing proposals for renewable energy projects on the grounds that power sector as a whole is under stress. Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena said that banks are providing loans to renewable energy projects.