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In the coming years factors such as growing population, rising aspirations of a growing middle class, increased per-capita income, access to affordable finance etc. will make the automobile sector all the more relevant for the Indian economy, says Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya and Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellows, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency...

Considering an insatiable demand for vehicles in an economy that is expected to grow at an average of 7% for the next 20 years, the automobile sector in the country will require disproportionate amounts of natural resources which will not only have economic cost implications, but also have strong environmental and social impacts, say Mr Souvik...

The key here is innovation that reaps both bottom-line and top-line returns, without depleting resources, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI, and Mr R Mukundan, Managing Director, Tata Chemicals.

The early and simultaneous phaseout of HFCs and enhancement of energy efficiency will no doubt require innovative approaches, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

The challenge is to find a path that enables emerging economies while ensuring that the world meets its climate objectives, writes Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI, along with co-author Lord Adair Turner, Chairman, Institute for New Economic Thinking

India has 136 airports, some of which are spread over vast pieces of land. Large-scale solar plants are possible on many of these, says Mr Anand Upadhyay, Associate Fellow, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.

Being capital intensive and associated with lower generation levels, renewable energy projects require promotional efforts to make them competitive with conventional energy-based projects, says Mr Sapan Thapar, Fellow, Department of Energy & Environment, TERI University.

Rural electrification is often considered to be the backbone of rural economy, says Mr Shirish Garud, Associate Director, Energy Environment Technology Development Division, TERI.

While the oil price drop may force many analysts back to their spreadsheets, the outlook for growth of solar energy (and other renewables as well) is still very much positive, says Mr Anand Upadhyay, Associate Fellow, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.

Solar power has the potential to light up young India's sky-high aspirations and with continuous technological development and economies of scale, the price of solar power is likely to come down further in contrast to conventional electricity, says Mr Amit Kumar, Adjunct Professor - Sustainable Energy, TERI University.

 

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