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Mr Amit Kumar

Providing clean energy for cooking or clean cooking device to millions of people is a big challenge. World over about 2.8 billion people still rely on biomass, coal and kerosene for cooking. Recently launched IEA's 'Energy Access Outlook' report...

Mr Amit Kumar

The industrial revolution of mid-Eighteenth century was a result of an energy revolution. A revolution that was made possible on account of advent of steam engines that were powered by coal. And there was no looking back thereafter. Of course...

Mr Amit Kumar

Going by recent reports, it appears that the Union government is contemplating withdrawing all kind of incentives that are being provided to renewables-based electricity by 2022. It is said that there will not be any targeting of renewable energy...

Mr Amit Kumar

Since demonetisation the whole concept of cashless society has been attracting a lot of attention. Thus, the current thinking is that as soon as possible, the country must move away from cash payments to those that are digital. Indeed, the...

Mr Amit Kumar

India sweats through yet another sweltering summer day. And, there's no respite from the scorching sun, with the mercury scaling to a 62-year-high at 47.8»C on June 9, and the crippling power cuts. However, this very source of...

Mr Amit Kumar

India is only G20 country having excellent potential for tapping solar energy in cost effective and sustainable way with combination of Indian and international technology base. This indigenously available solar energy resource can be used...

Mr Amit Kumar

Energy is a key factor in socio-economic development and a common thread that runs through the UN Millennium Development Goals. In energy-starved countries like India, renewable energy is gaining focus for its potential to bridge energy-supply...

Mr Amit Kumar

Role of energy as a prime mover for socio-economic development of a nation cannot be over emphasised. Indeed, energy is a common thread that runs through all the Millennium Development Goals. In an energy-starved country like India, renewable...

Mr Amit Kumar

It needs the support that solar and wind energy receive.India is a biomass-rich country. It is said that availability of agro residues is to the tune of around 600-700 million tonnes. Traditionally, a lot of biomass is used in...

Mr Amit Kumar

A gold medalist in thermal engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, Amit Kumar has been working on development and diffusion of cleaner and renewable energy-based technological solutions for over 30 years. At present Senior...

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