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Energy price spikes: Intermittency of renewables and the call on firm capacity
Oct 12, 2021

Energy price spikes: Intermittency of renewables and the call on firm capacity

A sudden rise in demand of natural gas and coal due to seasonal change begs the question, why does the market continue to embrace coal and gas—fuels

Energy security: Yours, mine, or ours?
Oct 17, 2023

Energy security: Yours, mine, or ours?

Western narratives on energy security that tend to exaggerate threats to scare the rest of the world into action are mostly about their interests. The

Energy transition under fiscal and institutional stress
May 20, 2023

Energy transition under fiscal and institutional stress

India has to see through its energy transition commitments while dealing with fiscal constraints and institutional challenges

Exploring the hydropower potential in India’s Northeast
May 12, 2023

Exploring the hydropower potential in India’s Northeast

The Northeastern states of India have massive potential for harnessing hydroelectricity. While the government has rightly recognised this capacity as crucial to boosting the growth of the region, the pace of development has remained slow, and marred by many problems. This brief builds on the “43rdReport on Hydro Power” presented in Parliament in January 2019 by the Standing Committee on Energy, to assess the prospects of the hydropower sector

For power-starved J&K, is transfer of hydro power projects from NHPC to State a solution?
Aug 17, 2018

For power-starved J&K, is transfer of hydro power projects from NHPC to State a solution?

The enlarged footprint of projects in J&K, with one third of its installed capacity being in J&K has earned the NHPC the local sobriquet of the new �

Grid scale battery energy storage systems: Will they meet expectations?
Dec 29, 2021

Grid scale battery energy storage systems: Will they meet expectations?

The cost of energy storage systems might be a difficult barrier for poor countries to overcome.

Growth of Hydropower in India: Role of the Private Sector
Jun 24, 2022

Growth of Hydropower in India: Role of the Private Sector

Can the private sector play a role in decarbonising India, especially by being a key stakeholder in the hydropower sector?