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Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma

Paddy residue burning is as much a socioeconomic challenge as it is one of technology improvisation, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Mr Martand Shardul

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.

Dr Ajay Mathur

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.

Mr Nitish Arora

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.

Mr Amit Kumar

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.

Mr Kumar Deo

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.

Mr Amit Kumar

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.

Mr Nitish Arora

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.

Mr Nitish Arora

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

Mr Amit Kumar

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.

 

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