Opinion

A truly bright future for renewables

10 Mar 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Renewable energy with storage has just turned cheaper than thermal power. India can now emerge as a clean energy leader, says Mr Ajay Shankar,  Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Hope on air quality: How air quality in north India can be transformed within 5 years

04 Mar 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

Since the causes of, and mitigation measures for air pollution are better understood now, it is time to raise the nation's ambition to get fully clean air by 2025, says Mr Ajay Shankar,  Distinguished Fellow, TERI

No More Dry Days! Why the Next Delhi Government Must Prioritise 24/7 Water Supply

10 Feb 2020 |
Ms Sonia Grover
| News 18

Round-the-clock water supply promises many benefits- if it is adopted with due consideration of all techno-financial, social and institutional aspects, say Ms Sonia Grover, Fellow, Water Resources and Ms Niyati Seth, Research Associate, Water Resources, TERI.

Environmental benefits of scrappage policy - Age as the sole criterion meets the requirement

10 Feb 2020 |
Mr Aravind Harikumar
| Dr I V Rao is the former head of R&D and Director, Maruti Suzuki Centre for Excellence
| ET Auto

Considering the present scenario in India, the criterion of 'Age' for implementing scrappage may be the most cost effective method to derive environmental benefits, say Dr I V Rao is the former head of R&D and Director, Maruti Suzuki Centre for Excellence and Mr Aravind Harikumar, Research Associate, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

Revival lessons from 2008 stimulus

22 Jan 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Business Standard

The persisting downturn is resulting in lower revenues and rising deficit, reducing the space for a fiscal stimulus, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI

To maintain sustainability, gram sabhas have to be empowered

22 Jan 2020 |
Dr Jitendra Vir Sharma
| Mint

The gram sabha-based forest governance has to be implemented in a large way to maintain sustainability of forests, says Dr J V Sharma, Consultant and Director, Forestry and Biodiversity Division.

Centre must not lose the vision

21 Jan 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| The Pioneer

A consistent renewable energy policy regime with long-term visibility is a prerequisite to encourage private sector investments, whether domestic or foreign, says Mr Amit Kumar,Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods, TERI.

India's energy challenges for the decade

21 Jan 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Restoring the power sector's health, getting all households to use clean energy, and a big shift to renewables are crucial, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI. ​

Shift to EVs, E2Ws is inevitable

14 Jan 2020 |
Mr Shri Prakash
| Ms Megha Kumar, former Associate Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division
| The Pioneer

The shift must be done gradually by giving the industry time to develop competitive products and the country to set up charging infrastructure, say Ms Megha Kumar, former Associate Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI and Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

Two big ideas towards green growth: The only viable path to development left to us

11 Jan 2020 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| The Times of India

Resource efficiency and waste management will need to be the key drivers of a green strategy, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI