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Mr Shahid Hasan

The regulator must ensure that discoms buy the mandated share of renewable energy.

Ten years back, India came up with a landmark new legislative framework.It assigned electricity regulators in the States with powers to define a certain...

Mr Shahid Hasan

We have got used to recurring power cuts, which occur due to our failure to add sufficient generation capacity over the past decades. When this mismatch in supply and demand becomes critical, it could trigger a grid collapse.

There could...

Mr Shahid Hasan

India faces a serious challenge, of providing secure and equitable energy resources for future growth. Being a versatile form of energy, electricity plays a key role in the country's economic development. Mounting transmission and distribution...

Dr Leena Srivastava

The Indian energy sector is today at a crucial juncture of development. Increasing national incomes and population have contributed to the escalating demand for energy without a commensurate increase in supply. In view of this, the energy outlook...

Mr Shahid Hasan

The goal of sustainable development, increasing concerns on environmental pollution, and the continuing demand-supply gap make it necessary that energy conservation and demand side management (DSM) should be an important and integral part of any...

Mr Shahid Hasan

Scientists and individuals have always wondered how the earth would look like in times to come if its residents continue to rise in numbers. Can its eco-system continue to feed people forever and maintain the equilibrium? In 1972, the Club of...

Mr Shahid Hasan

Across the planet, water and energy resources are going to be scarce in varying degrees in the near future. Water is a green source of energy production and input for thermal power. Water is needed to generate energy, and energy is needed to...

Mr Shahid Hasan

Rural India has witnessed tremendous growth in the use of mobile phones in the last five years. Expanding connectivity and dropping handset prices apart, a key reason for this has been the presence of local supply chains. A prepaid coupon or...

Mr Shahid Hasan

The Indian power sector is today at a crucial juncture of development. The country's economy is growing fast and with that the aspiration of people for improved energy services in terms of availability, accessibility and quality. The prevailing...

Dr Leena Srivastava

The infrastructure sectors in the South Asian countries are undergoing reforms and restructuring. The micro objectives could differ from country to country but the overall goals of such economic reforms have been to create a stable economy, and to...

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