Opinion

Clean and green - The next inflection point for renewables

24 May 2021 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| ET Energy World

It is time for renewable energy industry to gear up for this next stage of evolution, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Need for Clarity on Coal

24 May 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energy World

The time has come to begin thinking about the pathways to the end of coal mining and thermal power generation in the country in the coming decades and how to have a 'just transition';the transition appearing inevitable now, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Not only oxygen, Delhi is struggling for water too. Covid is making it worse

21 May 2021 |
Ms Sonia Grover
| Ms Niyati Seth
| The Print

Covid-19 has made Delhi's recurring water issue infinitely worse. Appropriate measures and technological interventions can lessen the supply-demand gap, write Ms Sonia Grover, Fellow & Area Convenor and Ms Niyati Seth, Research Associate, Water Resources Division, TERI.

India's Net-zero ambition - Research and Innovation Conundrum

05 May 2021 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| ET Energy World

If we can take global leadership position for developing frugal solutions in space science domain, there is no reason for us to perennially depend on technology transfer to reach our climate goals, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Global Experience of Retail Competition in Power Supply and Implications for India

28 Apr 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
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Ms TCA Avni
| Energetica India

A more market-based reforms approach of increasing competition, de-regulation and reducing entry barriers, have been central to the economic reform agenda for the past few decades across the world, write Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow and Ms TCA Avni, Research Associate, Advocacy Division, TERI.

Real exchange rate: Why the RER is so important

07 Apr 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

Maintaining a competitive RER is necessary for the economy to achieve its full growth potential, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Energy storage: The way ahead for India's energy journey

06 Apr 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

Energy storage could become competitive vis- à-vis fossil fuels soon and the transition to a fossil-free electricity system would then impose no additional costs, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Should India declare a net zero emission target?

30 Mar 2021 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| Hindustan Times

Net zero emission by 2050 is emerging as the latest war cry on the climate front. And the drum beat is getting louder as the Glasgow climate conference draws nearer, writes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI

Climate Action: Getting back on Paris climate track

24 Mar 2021 |
Ms Neha Pahuja
| Dr Sebastian Helgenberger
| Financial Express

With the formation of the new Apex Committee for Implementation of Paris Agreement (AIPA), India is again strengthening its global leadership role in combating climate change, write Ms Neha Pahuja, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI & Dr Sebastian Helgenberger, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany.

Finding the sync between health and climate change

24 Mar 2021 |
Ms Meena Sehgal
| Dr Dhrubaa Ghosh
| Express Healthcare

Our health system building efforts should go hand-in hand with our fight against climate change, write Dr Dhrubaa Ghosh, Senior Advisor & Lead – Healthcare, Thinkthrough Consulting and Ms Meena Sehgal, Senior Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.