- GS-2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests
- GS-3: Economy & Challenges; Energy Security
- GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Context: An energy crisis in Australia has seen prices spike and supply issues plague much of the country’s east. This is astonishing given that Australia has good resources for power generation.
- Australia is a major fossil-fuel exporter. Its domestic consumption of coal and gas has grown only 8% in two decades, while exports of coal have more than doubled and exports of gas have increased more than 10-fold.
Mains Practice Question –Australia though blessed with rich resources has been facing energy crisis in recent times. In this context, what lessons does Australia power crisis has for India?
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