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27 record(s) found in 'Social Transformation'

 

TERI recently conducted a meta-analysis of the existing evidence on willingness to pay (WTP) for electricity supply in India along with extensive stakeholder interviews, and compared these findings with current electricity-pricing mechanisms to derive recommendations on future electricity pricing and subsidy policies.

The newly announced government scheme 'Saubhagya' is a step in the right direction to electrify all households in India, but only with change management at state-owned distributors, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Application of modern approaches for reporting, assessment and delivery of elecricity services will bring a new paradigm to India's stride for universal electricity access, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

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,...

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.

Undoubtedly, a good policy framework has to have sunset clauses for incentives but withdrawals must also be nuanced and gradual, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Stand-alone lighting products (tubular battery and dry cell based products) have proved to be a credible disrupter of the market for kerosene wick lamps, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Stand-alone lighting products (tubular battery and dry cell based products) have proved to be a credible disrupter of the market for kerosene wick lamps, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Growing population and a rapidly rising demand for electricity in both rural and urban areas, and across sectors, has put an extreme pressure on the ecology. India's existing rules document E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 is the set of rules referred to in most of the solar power tenders for solar projects in India. However, it does not...

An impact study supported by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) was undertaken by researchers from TERI, to analyse the gender response to the Underground Taming of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) pilot in Uttar Pradesh, says Dr Mini Govindan, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division,...

 

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