Get the focus on environment and health, Mr Prime Minister
Boon or doom?
Smart grid's here
A smart idea
Keep the sunny side up
India plans to produce 22 gigawatt of solar power by 2022. But the country can harness much more solar ...
It's nice but not sunny
It will take more than ambitious targets for the government to increase India's solar capacity
New Bill, old problems
The government is considering setting up a new authority to regulate civil nuclear facilities, saying it will be autonomous ...
Nuclear shield for MNCs
The new Indo-US agreement protects American companies from being held liable for nuclear accidents
More than 70 per cent of India's electricity is produced by coal-fired power plants. Most of them do not ...
The energy divide
Chronic power deprivation in some districts raises serious policy issues
Power of concentration
India has every reason to push for concentrated solar power projects. But the technology has failed to pick up ...
The US is seeing a shale gas revolution. Domestic gas prices are historically low and the US is on ...
Six states, 30 villages, 13,000 kilometres. Down To Earth travelled to some of the most remote villages of the ...
Ujjwala scheme: Are cleaner cooking fuels affordable and accessible?
The Centre’s Ujjwala programme can be a game changer, but a few bottlenecks remain
The last coal power plant in India can be closed by 2050
With an aim to connect 40 million households to the grid by 2018, India is investing heavily in coal ...
The futility of CoP23
Although in its 25th year, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is still struggling to find a ...
The future is electric
The global automobile fleet is marching forward to wean away from fossil fuels. India has shown intent but lacks ...