Opinion

Universal electricity access in India: Leveraging modern information technology solutions

13 Nov 2017 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| The Practitioner Hub For Inclusive Business

Application of modern approaches for reporting, assessment and delivery of elecricity services will bring a new paradigm to India's stride for universal electricity access, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

What makes the Bonn meet on climate critical

08 Nov 2017 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| Hindustan Times

India will need to coax agreement on benchmarks to assess progress on adaptation, which is of greater importance to us (and other developing countries) than to most developed countries, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

District Mineral Foundations: Fetching a Good Deal for Mining-Affected Communities?

01 Nov 2017 |
Mr Nitish Arora
| Terra Green

The role of community participation in the decision-making process needs to be acknowledged and for that capturing people's perception is instrumental for District Mineral Foundations to become people centric, says Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Resource Efficiency & Governance Divison, TERI.

Access to clean cooking: Is there a business case

27 Oct 2017 |
Amit Kumar
| TERI

Moving away from subsidy based approach, TERI has demonstrated through its various field level interventions how to blend CSR funding with other sources, including micro financing, to make clean cooking and solar lighting devices affordable to a common, rural user, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Is cheaper clean energy sustainable?

25 Oct 2017 |
| Mr Kumar Deo
| Deccan Herald

Given that the renewable technology is still in evolution stage, further developments and growth in the segment are likely to make clean energy cheaper and thereby further reduce tariff, says Mr Kumar Deo, Research Associate, Integrated Assessments & Modelling Division, TERI.

The Inflection Point in the Energy Story

14 Oct 2017 |
Amit Kumar
| TERI

Perhaps time has come to start thinking of a new energy order in not too distant a future, with renewable energy as its backbone. This also provides an opportunity for a country like ours where a large portion of energy infrastructure is yet to be built, says Mr Amit Kumar,  Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Use of Information and Market based Instruments for enhancing Energy Efficiency in the Indian residential sector

01 Oct 2017 |
Mr Nitish Arora
| Energetica

Tailored information strategies could solve problems of imperfect information in markets by disclosing the unobserved costs of individual consumption decisions to consumers, says Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

The problem with energy efficiency

24 Sep 2017 |
Mr Nitish Arora
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Mr Jonathan Donald Syiemlieh
| The Pioneer

India needs a salient mix of fiscal and information-based instrument to target improvements in energy efficiency, say Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate and Mr Jonathan D Syiemlieh, Associate Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI

A case for continued support for green energy

19 Sep 2017 |
| Mint

Undoubtedly, a good policy framework has to have sunset clauses for incentives but withdrawals must also be nuanced and gradual, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

World Ozone Day '17: India reaffirms commitment to climate

16 Sep 2017 |
Mr Karan Mangotra
| NRDC Blog

NRDC, TERI and other partners are working in India to advance strategies that will help keep India cool while protecting its citizens from the impacts of global warming, writes co-author Mr Karan Mangotra, Fellow, Growth, Diversification & Commercialisation, Division, TERI along with Ms Nehmat Kaur, India Consultant and Mr Karan Chouksey, NRDC India Initiative.