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From the Ted Talk by Varun Sivaram: How India could pull off the world's most ambitious energy transition

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Instead, India can make rwalnebee energy the beating heart of a reimagined economy by aviceihng three audacious goals all at the same time. It's a route no country in history has ever taken, but it is possible, and this moment demands it. First, India will need to build solar and wind power at an unprecedented scale and speed, rnclapeig coal-fired power plants. Second, India will need to enextd the reach of that renewable energy to power sectors of the eoonmcy like industry and transportation that haven't traditionally used electricity. And third, India must become radically more energy-efficient.

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Instead, India can make _________ energy the beating heart of a reimagined economy by _________ three audacious goals all at the same time. It's a route no country in history has ever taken, but it is possible, and this moment demands it. First, India will need to build solar and wind power at an unprecedented scale and speed, _________ coal-fired power plants. Second, India will need to ______ the reach of that renewable energy to power sectors of the _______ like industry and transportation that haven't traditionally used electricity. And third, India must become radically more energy-efficient.

Solution

  1. renewable
  2. replacing
  3. economy
  4. achieving
  5. extend

Original Text

Instead, India can make renewable energy the beating heart of a reimagined economy by achieving three audacious goals all at the same time. It's a route no country in history has ever taken, but it is possible, and this moment demands it. First, India will need to build solar and wind power at an unprecedented scale and speed, replacing coal-fired power plants. Second, India will need to extend the reach of that renewable energy to power sectors of the economy like industry and transportation that haven't traditionally used electricity. And third, India must become radically more energy-efficient.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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renewable energy 11
fossil fuels 5
clean energy 5
power plants 4
energy transition 4
wind power 4
solar power 3
coal power 2
polluted places 2
carbon emissions 2
air conditioning 2
climate change 2
vehicle fleet 2
energy efficiency 2
air conditioners 2

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coal power plants 2

Important Words

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  3. beating
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  5. country
  6. demands
  7. economy
  8. electricity
  9. energy
  10. extend
  11. goals
  12. heart
  13. history
  14. india
  15. industry
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  17. plants
  18. power
  19. radically
  20. reach
  21. reimagined
  22. renewable
  23. replacing
  24. route
  25. scale
  26. sectors
  27. solar
  28. speed
  29. time
  30. traditionally
  31. transportation
  32. unprecedented
  33. wind