With a projected population of 135.2 crore in 2022, the required electricity in India will be 4,759 billion units
Consumer behaviour has not led to reduced energy consumption
How green energy is powering Kenya’s growth
'Large hydropower projects are not safe'
Why India needs electric commercial vehicles?
Medium and heavy commercial vehicles consume 42 per cent of India's oil. Replacing them with electric vehicles will have ...
The poor and the environment: lessons from energy crisis
'Investment in renewable energy growing by leaps and bounds'
Report shows investment in renewable energy has increased by five per cent to touch US $ 285.9 billion in ...
Can glare be a roadblock in solar power expansion?
US authorities in Belmont have issued guidelines to manage solar glare
Energy security in drought-hit Maharashtra
A large amount of energy produced in the state is from water-intensive coal power plants. Moving to renewable sources ...
Karnataka launches gross metering for solar rooftop
Incentivising rooftop solar in the state through gross metering is one of the new ideas of Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission
Are low tariffs of solar power sustainable?
The declining bids for solar PV projects seems like a good sign for the sector, but let us hope ...
A renewable energy future for India
The challenge before India is how to meet its energy requirements without compromising the ecology of the country. In ...
Solar power for nation’s growth
Increasing India’s solar generation capacity must be coupled with electricity access for all
Is solar sector truly achieving grid parity?
Given the huge dependence on subsidy, can the trend of reducing solar tariffs be deemed as an achievement of ...
Wasting an opportunity to create safer alternatives to fossil fuels
Generating methane from organic wastes might be a more rational choice than pinning hopes only on coal
The joker among 'trumps'!
Logging trees to generate power is emerging as the new game to gain carbon credits. But this climate strategy ...
Renewable energy is the way forward
As awareness about environmental degradation rises and clean technology becomes easy available, renewable energy will take centre-stage
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 ...
Microfinance and energy access
The experience of clean energy and MFIs working together as close allies has not been smooth in the past
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 ...
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 ...
Gurugram as a Solar City
Addressing consumers' challenges could lead to greater conversion to solar energy
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
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
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 ...