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We provide a major push to renewable energy forms including solar but seem to have thrown distribution reforms out of the door. States have set up electricity regulatory commissions but they are struggling to define their relevance. The suspicion that India's energy policy has been adrift has been around for some time. We continue to totter along...

In the early 90', when the term CSR (corporate social responsibility) became a part of corporate India' lexicon, most Indian companies looked at it as a new term for an old practice - making donations to good causes or support communities around their factories. At the same time knowledge institutions like TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute)...

The need for promoting energy efficiency is well-known. Insufficient capacity additions, increasing environmental concerns and energy and peak shortages are key reasons why the country has to promote energy efficiency. According to the Integrated Energy Policy, the potential of demand side management (DSM) is about 15% of the total electricity...

There is a colour distinction in the different kind of jobs that exist in the market today. White and blue collar jobs have become passé. Off late a new job category has emerged that has caught the fancy of many. It is referred to as 'green/low carbon' jobs and has become one of the most used phrases in the lexicons of politicians and corporates....