Rich tropical forest, vibrant wildlife, water of Kali river will be in line of destruction
Want to solve climate problem? Nuclear isn't the answer
Are coal-fired power plants attractive for investment?
Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources
Coal liquefaction: India’s ticket to energy independence?
The Indian government should facilitate in bringing leading foreign companies investing in domestic Coal-To-Liquid projects with private Indian players so that India can overcome crude oil shortage
Will Saubhagya targets be met?
It would be difficult till Decentralised Renewable Energy is not incorporated seriously
The fault in our stars
ISEER, the new system of rating and labeling ACs that began this year, seems designed to serve industry interest rather than consumer or climate interest
Biodiesel in India: The Jatropha fiasco
Several factors have led to slow progress in the country’s biodiesel development programme, nbotably, the Jatropha plant
India's ethanol equation
Ethanol blending in petrol is an effective way of increasing domestic petrol availability and for that, all-round efforts need to be made to increase ethanol production
'Energy poverty hurts women'
Women's participation should be considered while making policy on access to energy and management, says an expert
Too cold for comfort!
Managing our cooling and heating needs would go a long way to reduce electricity demand and carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change. But we are still not getting it right.
E-vehicles are not to scoff at, but to wheel in
Switching to electricity powered vehicles would help India move towards a cleaner future
The e-vehicle paradox
In spite of the change technology promises, the change on ground is so miniscule that the reality of dirty energy and dirty vehicles swamps the little benefits
Saubhagya scheme: In pursuit of 100% electrification
The scheme fails to incentivise DISCOMS to provide uninterrupted quality services
Energy Democracy: Where ‘two Indias’ meet
India needs a people-centric process towards de-centralising power and gaining control of renewable energy production, distribution and usage
The day when the world will have a common electricity grid
To allow renewables to thrive in the future, dirty energy should be allowed to continue for some time
Big energy companies enter electric vehicle sector
Big energy companies like NTPC, Indian Oil and others have the financial bandwidth to build the EV infrastructure and take electric mobility forward
Mini grids: the smarter way towards rural electrification
Expansion of the electric grid has been unable to ensure universal access to power in 70 years. Decentralised mini-grids do more for last-mile connectivity
The false burden of social cost on renewable energy
The Economic Survey estimated high social cost of renewable energy, but an analysis shows many discrepancies in calculations
Naveen’s journey from child labour to young inventor
After rejoining school, this boy from Andhra Pradesh has won a national prize for inventing a cleaner cooking method
Gurugram as a Solar City
Addressing consumers' challenges could lead to greater conversion to solar energy
What ails India’s solar energy drive?
The declining price of solar power and a high import dependency has got domestic solar equipment manufacturers worried. Is the government addressing their concerns?
Solar trees are beneficial in a land-scarce economy
Solar trees need nearly 100 times less space to produce the same amount of electricity as a horizontal solar plant
Microfinance and energy access
The experience of clean energy and MFIs working together as close allies has not been smooth in the past
How to make solar power a win-win for all parties
The Rewa Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh is making solar power beneficial for all stakeholders, and the Centre is now pushing to replicate the model