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Solar and wind power are now reliable and affordable enough to begin taking on fossil-fuel energy, says Mr Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.

India must increase research on clean coal technologies and diversify fuel sources for energy security, says Nitya Nanda.

Giving the green signal to construction projects is a cumbersome process, but it can be made faster through GRIHA, which offers pre-certification that is recognized by the environment ministry, says Ms Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat, TERI.

The role of energy as a prime mover for socio-economic development of a nation cannot be over emphasised. Indeed, energy is a common thread that runs through all the Millennium Development Goals, says Mr Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.

GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) has proved conformance with Indian policy for environment-friendly construction, and became identified as a cost-effective design, implementation and operation tool for real estate in India, says Ms Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat, TERI.