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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.

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.

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.

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.