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Fuel Mix in Power Generation in India: Present and Future
Sep 26, 2022

Fuel Mix in Power Generation in India: Present and Future

Renewable energy and nuclear power generation capacity are projected to increase by leaps and bounds in 2032.

Access to clean cooking fuels in India: The visible hand of policy
Mar 13, 2024

Access to clean cooking fuels in India: The visible hand of policy

By 2030, only 77 percent are expected to have clean cooking fuel, leaving 1.9 billion with traditional sources of fuels

Bio-fuel: भारत में एक मज़बूत जैव-ईंधन उद्योग होने के फ़ायदे!
Dec 20, 2021

Bio-fuel: भारत में एक मज़बूत जैव-ईंधन उद्योग होने के फ़ायदे!

COP26 के दौरान केंद्रीय विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्री जित�

Biofuels in India: Do the benefits justify the costs?
Jan 28, 2022

Biofuels in India: Do the benefits justify the costs?

The key political driver of global biofuel production is how it benefits farmers and rural economies

Can Communal Violence Fuel an ISIS Threat in India? An Analysis of ‘Voice of Hind’
Sep 04, 2020

Can Communal Violence Fuel an ISIS Threat in India? An Analysis of ‘Voice of Hind’

In early 2020 the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published an India-centric propaganda material called Voice of Hind. This special report examines the first issue of the publication, which openly recruits Indian Muslims by manipulating the fears and grievances they harbour owing to certain political developments in the country. The analysis uses theories of social psychology, inter-group conflict discourse, and communications theory to pr

Climate change fueling climate migration
Dec 19, 2022

Climate change fueling climate migration

Adequate policies need to be adopted to mitigate the growing climate change-induced migrations

COP27: The West must limit the use of all fossil fuels
Sep 20, 2022

COP27: The West must limit the use of all fossil fuels

The global energy crisis provides a great opportunity for the developed world to reassess its fossil fuel dependence.

Ease conditions for fuel retailing?
Jul 14, 2010

Ease conditions for fuel retailing?

Anyone driving to the hills on the mandatory pilgrimage trail cannot but notice the ubiquitous drum or two in front of roadside stalls - its presence advertising fuels in a way that no pure-for-sure campaign can match.

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 12 | Non-fossil fuels
Sep 06, 2016

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 12 | Non-fossil fuels

India and Russia have an agreement to build 12 nuclear plans in the next two decades.

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs
Jul 29, 2023

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs

The urgency of SDG financing is unquestionable, but impactful measures to bridge the finance gap have to be designed and implemented

Gas emerging as important bridge fuel
May 23, 2012

Gas emerging as important bridge fuel

Gas in its varied avatars is going to become the most important bridge fuel for the next decades at least, with the world probably going to see very different gas markets dictating the geo-politics of the future.

Greening the roads: India's flex-fuel odyssey
Jan 23, 2024

Greening the roads: India's flex-fuel odyssey

As India forges ahead, integrating flex fuels into its cleaner and greener mobility narrative becomes essential, heralding a more sustainable future

Is the BJP fuelling Kashmiri separatism for electoral gains?
Aug 21, 2019

Is the BJP fuelling Kashmiri separatism for electoral gains?

For the BJP's electoral constituents across India – most of whom only conceive of Kashmir through the constant consumption of propaganda – Modi has scored a huge political win.

Just Transition Declaration: Can it be the way towards achieving universal access to clean cooking fuels and technologies?
Feb 14, 2022

Just Transition Declaration: Can it be the way towards achieving universal access to clean cooking fuels and technologies?

Pursuing a transition to cleaner cooking fuels could help achieve long-term goals of an environmentally sustainable economy, social inclusion, and emp

Oil trade helps fuel peace engagements
Jul 26, 2012

Oil trade helps fuel peace engagements

Though India and Pakistan have been working on improving bilateral trade, the recent meeting of Experts' Group on Trade in Petroleum and Petrochemical Products come in the wake of the ongoing energy crisis in Pakistan.

Pampered metros need a reality check on fuel
Sep 09, 2018

Pampered metros need a reality check on fuel

India is particularly vulnerable to collateral damage on its energy security.

Policies that fail to energise the fuel sector
Jun 11, 2013

Policies that fail to energise the fuel sector

Starting with the challenges faced by Indian petroleum sector in its hydrocarbon discoveries, the scenario remains to be unimpressive even after nine rounds of NELP bidding. Out of sedimentary basin area of 3.14 million km2 only 22 per cent has been well explored, while similar percentage is poorly explored.

Shaping a Just Transition to Clean Fuel-Based Energy Sources
May 10, 2023

Shaping a Just Transition to Clean Fuel-Based Energy Sources

The ongoing global energy crisis has highlighted countries’ vulnerabilities to energy shocks due to an overdependence on fossil fuels. Clean energy sources are an ideal option for states looking to hedge against the risks associated with fossil fuels. Moreover, recent technological advances and falling costs have placed renewables at the centre of the global energy landscape. Developing countries are now on the cusp of a histori

Spurt in domestic demand needed to fuel growth
Aug 01, 2015

Spurt in domestic demand needed to fuel growth

A spurt in domestic demand can prove to be the most important impetus for growth of the Indian economy in 2015-16. Then India will not have to be reliant entirely on export led growth. China is also following this strategy as its dependence on the global economic forces have gone beyond its control.

Subsidies to fossil fuels in India: Too much?
Jun 29, 2024

Subsidies to fossil fuels in India: Too much?

In India, fossil fuel subsidies dominate over support for renewable energy, creating complexities despite varying subsidy definitions

The Implications of India’s Revised Roadmap for Biofuels: A Lifecycle Perspective
Aug 14, 2023

The Implications of India’s Revised Roadmap for Biofuels: A Lifecycle Perspective

Transport activity in India has increased more than sevenfold over the last two decades, its gasoline-fuelled pathway leading to a rapid rise in negative environmental externalities. To decouple the sector’s growth from high emissions, policymakers are scaling up efforts to deploy cleaner fuels for the sector; in particular, liquid biofuels have received a significant push. However, while biofuels help lower emissions at the point of us

The Perquisite of Having a Robust Biofuel Industry in India
Dec 10, 2021

The Perquisite of Having a Robust Biofuel Industry in India

The announcement of developing Integrated Biorefineries at COP26 displays a willingness on India’s part to explore bio-solutions as a viable form of

The war against fossil fuel subsidies: Is victory in sight?
Jul 27, 2023

The war against fossil fuel subsidies: Is victory in sight?

The primary reason behind the difficulty in phasing out subsidies arises from the fact that energy subsidies are deeply rooted in the political econom

Towards Universal Access to Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies: The Role of Policy, National Incomes, and Social Behaviour
Aug 14, 2023

Towards Universal Access to Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies: The Role of Policy, National Incomes, and Social Behaviour

Goal seven of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the international community to providing access to clean cooking fuels and technologies to all by 2030. Progress has been slow, however, and in about 40 of the UN’s 189 member countries for which data is available, more that 80 percent of the populations continue to lack such access. Using case studies, this brief analyses the role of a country’s policies, i

2032 मध्ये अक्षय ऊर्जा निर्मिती वाढण्याचा अंदाज
Aug 01, 2023

2032 मध्ये अक्षय ऊर्जा निर्मिती वाढण्याचा अंदाज

2032 मध्ये अक्षय ऊर्जा आणि अणुऊर्जा निर्मिती क्षमता झपाट्याने वाढण्याचा अंदाज आहे.

Achieving net-zero through just transition
Nov 12, 2021

Achieving net-zero through just transition

To ensure an inclusive transition, India will have to introduce policy interventions to cushion the states and communities who will be impacted by the

Actions on Motor Vehicle Emission in Delhi
Aug 30, 2022

Actions on Motor Vehicle Emission in Delhi

Various studies on air quality in Delhi have reported that transport sector is a major contributor to air pollution.

Alternative to path dependent EV transition in India under FAME-II
Feb 29, 2020

Alternative to path dependent EV transition in India under FAME-II

Why invest in new infrastructure when the extant set could suffice, provided refuelling/battery replacement takes about the same time as now.

America’s sectoral sanctions are against the Syrians
Feb 15, 2021

America’s sectoral sanctions are against the Syrians

Since America passed the Caesar Act which threatens sanctions on any third country that invests in Syria, countries have placed their plans to rebuild

Analysing India's climate policy and the route post-COP27
Nov 25, 2022

Analysing India's climate policy and the route post-COP27

Ambition and prioritisation of climate action in national policies coupled with fuelling international cooperation can help India emerge as a global l

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition
Jan 16, 2024

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition

To achieve both its development goals and energy transition goals, India needs consistently higher levels of growth in national income to enhance the

Assessing Europe’s spiralling energy crisis
Sep 28, 2022

Assessing Europe’s spiralling energy crisis

As the implementation of various energy initiatives has not kept pace with the EU’s diversification plan, the road to achieving energy security rema

Assessing the 36th African Union Summit
Mar 07, 2023

Assessing the 36th African Union Summit

Never before has Africa been led by such a tiny island country, and therefore, it brings a tide of change and focuses perhaps on the problems of small

Beyond Gas: A case for Future Power
Sep 29, 2003

Beyond Gas: A case for Future Power

This paper is an outline of existing energy systems - the demand and supply factors and trends seen within the framework of demographic pressures, environmental concerns and eventual possibility of fossil fuels running out.

Beyond the rhetoric at Dubai COP28
Dec 26, 2023

Beyond the rhetoric at Dubai COP28

Financial transfers from Global North are band-aids. What is absent is resource mobilisation to incentivise the South to move away from fossil fuel de

Biden’s elusive search for legacy in West Asia
Aug 24, 2023

Biden’s elusive search for legacy in West Asia

As 2024 moves closer, the vague Middle East policy blueprint of the US is only fuelling the “power in recession” narrative

Biden’s legislative bet before mid-term elections
Aug 25, 2022

Biden’s legislative bet before mid-term elections

The IRA, especially its climate and tax components, could prove to be a masterstroke for the Democrats before the mid-term elections.

BIMSTEC imperatives: Food security and energising trade
Jun 07, 2023

BIMSTEC imperatives: Food security and energising trade

India can advance solutions and drive international consensus on critical issues related to priority sectors such as food and energy in the Bay of Ben

Blackouts in South Asia: Revisiting Power Policy Debates in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
Nov 09, 2022

Blackouts in South Asia: Revisiting Power Policy Debates in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

The growing power crisis in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka compels these nations to rethink their future energy landscape and policies

Building Indian Narratives and Battling New Militancy in Kashmir
Jul 26, 2021

Building Indian Narratives and Battling New Militancy in Kashmir

‘Us vs. Them’ narratives fuel conflicts and make them thrive. This brief examines the role of such narratives in impeding the path to peace and stability in Kashmir, especially in the current era of so-called ‘new militancy’ that is aided by social media. This brief explores how India should build a broad, collective identity in Kashmir—one that will supersede radicalism and a desire for secession. It outlines a history of past and curr

Building Resilience in India’s Power Sector
Jul 21, 2023

Building Resilience in India’s Power Sector

India’s power sector requires sustained efforts to achieve the power generating capacity target of approximately 1.2 terawatts by 2047. It needs such capacity to meet the demands of economic growth and achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 7 of providing universal electricity access. At the same time, the country also needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to meet commitments to global climate action agreements. This paper revi

Can India tap into its bio-waste supply chain?
Apr 08, 2019

Can India tap into its bio-waste supply chain?

Processing bio-waste to bio-fuels and compost will enhance clean energy energy access as well as improve soil fertility.