23 Feb 2021
To understand the costs of integrating variable renewable energy in India's electricity grid, TERI has conducted a model-based assessment
16 Sep 2020
| ETC Commissioners
The primary route to decarbonisation will be clean electrification, complemented by hydrogen, sustainable biomass and fossil fuels combined with carbon capture, says the report
13 Aug 2019
The paper recommends development of 15 GW full value chain solar manufacturing capacity in India by 2024 Silicon crystals and ingots used for solar cell manufacturingTERI has come up with a policy paper titled ‘Solar PV Manufacturing in India: Silicon Ingot & Wafer PV Cell - PV Module' which suggests that India should take up full value chain solar manufacturing in a phased manner.
24 Jun 2019
TERI's policy proposal on energy transitions to inform the discussions at G20 summit 2019 Hard to abate sectors include freight transport and heavy industries.The 14th summit of the G20 countries takes place in Osaka, Japan on 28–29 June 2019. Leaders and Central Bank governors of around 19 nations and the European Union will gather to discuss various key issues related to global economy and finance.
25 Apr 2019
| Ms Tara Laan
| Mr Balasubramanian Viswanathan
| Mr Chris Beaton
A new report provides a six-step implementation plan for governments to switch kerosene subsidies to solar and ensure clean energy for all
Kerosene to solar PV subsidy swap: The business case for redirecting subsidy expenditure from kerosene to off-grid solar
21 Aug 2018
| Shruti Sharma
| Richard Bridle
An exploration of the idea of gradually moving from subsidies on kerosene to investing in off-grid solar technologies for marginalised households
01 Jul 2015
Modern energy services are crucial to human well-being and to a country's economic development; and yet globally over 1.3 billion people are without access to electricity and 2.6 billion people are without clean cooking facilities. More than 95 per cent of these people are either in Sub-Saharan African or developing Asia and 84 per cent are in rural areas (International Energy Agency, 2015). Sub-Saharan Africa is rich in energy resources but very poor in energy supply, making the region have highest access deficit in electrification rate, only just managing to stay abreast of population growth.
07 Feb 2015
India happens to be the world's fourth largest energy consumer and a consumer of crude and petroleum products after the United States,China, and Japan. The net oil import dependency of India rose from 43 per cent in 1990 to 71 per cent in 2012 that resulted in a huge strain on the current account as well as the government exchequer. Transport sector accounts for the largest share (around 51 per cent) in terms of consumption of petroleum products in India. Nearly 70 per cent of diesel and 99.6 per cent petroleum are consumed by the transport sector and the demand is expected to grow at 6-8 per cent over the coming years in tandem with the rapidly expanding vehicle ownership.
20 Dec 2014
The Fifth Assessment Reports released by the IPCC indicates that increase in global temperatures is proportional to the build-up of long-lasting greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, especially carbon dioxide. Various models have estimated 680-1200 billion tonnes of CO2 as being the maximum volume of CO2 that could be emitted till 2100 into the atmosphere to still stay within the 2 °C limit. However, few countries have made efforts to move towards any major deviations from their past emission trajectories.