Opinion

A credible G7 just energy transition partnership with the global south

25 Jun 2022 |
| Mr Dipak Dasgupta, TERI and Mr Jean-Charles Hourcade is former Director of CIRED in France
| ET Energy World

Plans to accelerate available options (reducing highest-cost plants, shifting to 'cleaner' coal, delaying new capacity additions) will need strong social safety nets for disadvantaged communities and states, write Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI and Mr Jean-Charles Hourcade is former Director of CIRED in France.

G7's Just Energy Transition Partnership: Should India get on board?

23 Jun 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| Hindustan Times

The hurried adoption of JETP as a template for future Nationally Determined Contribution financing raises a number of questions, writes Mr R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance, TERI.

Smart surfaces for cooler cities

18 Jun 2022 |
| Ms Megha Behal, TERI and MrGreg Kats, Smart Surfaces Coalition
| The Economic Times

At the national and state levels, multiple initiatives are underway to address rising city temperatures. These are yet to cohere into city-wide cooling strategies, write Ms Megha Behal, Consultant, TERI and MrGreg Kats, CEO, Smart Surfaces Coalition.

Time to treat water as an economic good

17 Jun 2022 |
| Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Dr Snehlata Tigala
| The Hindu Business Line

Regulatory bodies are the key to ensuring efficiency of water use and transparency of pricing, write Dr Snehlata Tigala, Associate Fellow and Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Climate Change | Indian cities need innovation, integrated climate action planning

09 Jun 2022 |
Ms Rhea Srivastava
| Moneycontrol

Revising the core fabric of urban development through multi-level governance, multi-stakeholder engagement, and building local capacities for informed and inclusive decision-making with respect to climate resilience are, instrumental for Indian cities in managing complex climate issues and achieving holistic climate action, writes Ms Rhea Srivastava, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Water tariff could be a tool to improve water use efficiency in domestic sector

07 Jun 2022 |
Ms Apoorva Bamal
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Ms Niyati Seth
| Mongabay

Redesigning of the water tariffs should be considered in order to ameliorate water access to the lower income households so that their basic water needs are covered, write Ms Apoorva Bamal, Research Associate, Project Management Unit and Ms Niyati Seth, Associate Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Distributed RE is the future of green energy transition

29 May 2022 |
Dr Vibha Dhawan
| Ms Deepali Khanna, Vice President of the Asia Regional Office, Rockefeller Foundation
| Hindustan Times

Increasing the scale of DRE would offer an opportunity to meet renewable energy targets and provide returns to investors. A collaborative approach is needed, write Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI and Ms Deepali Khanna, Vice President of the Asia Regional Office, Rockefeller Foundation.

Future energy needs storage push today

24 May 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Financial Express

It would be desirable to invite competitive bids for modestly-sized projects for storage technologies other than battery storage, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

What India needs to do to achieve net-zero status by 2070

13 May 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| India Development Review

Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI writes on what the energy transition means for India, and the various steps the government, industry, and citizens must take to make it happen.