The green energy sector can provide an impetus for India and the UK to collaborate more closely. India’s electricity demand is expected to triple from 800 terawatt hours (Wh) to 2,400 TWh by 2030. Meeting this demand sustainably is a formidable task. India’s per capita power consumption is around one-fourth of China’s and is one of the lowest per capita emitter of CO2 in the world but it is also the third-largest CO2 emitter in the world with 76 per [...]
From a backward state not so long ago, the so-called heartland of India has made some firm strides to be counted among the frontrunner states in India. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan can justifiably feel proud of the numbers. His state, which was part of the pejoratively named BIMARU provinces till not so long ago, has decisively shed that tag and now competes with the frontrunners in rolling out the red carpet for investors and attracting investment dollars. [...]
SELCO Foundation’s Vivek Shastry delves into the importance of creating an ecosystem that is geared towards Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) solutions for India’s massive energy challenge.