Tuesday, January 16, 2018

India floors solar power pedal

The year 2016 has been extremely eventful for the clean energy sector in India. The share of renewable energy (RE) in total power generation...

GST for Renewable Energy Sector in India

With the current indirect tax regime being in a mess, India has introduced the comprehensive Indirect tax regime under GST – Goods and Services...

Towards energy security with a sustainable mix of energy sources

India, a rapidly emerging economy with the world’s second largest population, is facing a heavy energy demand. In spite of the massive addition in...

Disregard Traditional Wisdom to Preserve Environment in Cities On Own Peril

In almost all metropolitan cities, the air quality is heavily polluted and barely breathable. This has had serious consequences on the health of citizens....

Why gender justice is crucial for achieving India’s climate targets

With India, the European Union, and other major economies ratifying the Paris climate change agreement, the agreement is set to come into force. However,...

Understanding the Paris Agreement: Unilateral Actions within a Multilateral Policy Framework

The climate change agreement concluded in Paris in December 2015 has been hailed as historic, durable and ambitious. Under the agreement, developed and developing...

Tinkering climate deals won’t work

A global treaty on climate warming should generally be welcomed. So when the 197 countries that are party to the Montreal Protocol reached a...

‘Green taxes’ for cleaner India?

India formally ratified the Paris climate agreement on Sunday, notwith-standing that last week Donald Trump was trashing global warming as a hoax and efforts...

Towards energy efficient smart cities

As India is industrialising rapidly, it is entering its most energy-intensive phase of economic growth building new infrastructure, and increasing the use of transportation....

State Governments Should Shed Their Deficit Economy Mindset To Usher In...

Indian power sector is going through a distinctive churn. On one hand, there are impressive statistics on the power availability - India clocked the...