Opinion

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

Do more with less

03 Jan 2020 |
Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya
,
Dr Shilpi Kapur
| The Pioneer

Resource efficiency is a key strategy that can transform the linear production-consumption system to one that is circular, thereby preventing wastage and overuse of virgin materials, say Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Fellow and Associate Director, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division and Dr Shilpi Kapur Bakshi, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

Poisoning air in the breath will be even more dangerous in 10 years, steps have to be taken together

31 Dec 2019 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| Ms Rozita Singh, Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab at UNDP in India.
| Live Hindustan

Necessary steps need to be taken urgently to improve the air quality, say Mr Martund Shardul, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI and Ms Rozita Singh, Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab at UNDP in India.

सांस में ज़हर घोलती हवा होगी 10 सालों में और भी खतरनाक, मिलकर उठाने होंगे कदम

31 Dec 2019 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| Ms Rozita Singh
| Live Hindustan

Necessary steps need to be taken urgently to improve the air quality, say Mr Martund Shardul, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI and Ms Rozita Singh, Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab at UNDP in India.

Why is the stock of green buildings so low in India?

18 Dec 2019 |
Mr Sanjay Seth
| Realty+

Despite a spike in the number of rating systems in India, the stock of green buildings remains disappointingly low because there is a persistent misconception among the end-users that green buildings are expensive — they can be only constructed at exceptionally high costs and, therefore, can be afforded only by the affluent. The lack of consumer awareness and the shortage of critical mass of green building professionals only compound the problem further.

Fixing the power sector

15 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Business Standard

The electricity sector's ills call for sustained intervention by the Central government, which should engage with the states to draw up turnaround strategies, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

India's bane is its non-competitiveness

11 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Imports from China have curbed capacity creation and utilisation. This malaise must be addressed for economic revival, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Becoming net carbon neutral

10 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

With solar and wind now being the cheapest source of electricity, India must take leadership to join industrialised nations in becoming net carbon neutral, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI