Renewable Energy

Examining India’s renewable energy goals, implementation, policies and their role in sustainable development.

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Alleviating India’s Irrigation Woes

Co-authored by Sourya Reddy & Siddhant Sachdeva   India’s large irrigation system consists of several canals, rainwater harvesting, and groundwater well systems, of which the last...

Dialogues: Dhaval Negandhi on Siting Renewable Energy Projects Sustainably

Earlier this July, the 750- megawatt Rewa solar power plant was inaugurated in Madhya Pradesh. One of the largest single-site solar power plants in...
“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

Written by Rohan Parikh Tibet’s glacier-fed rivers are the single largest runoff source in the whole world. It holds the Hindu Kush Himalayan ice sheet,...

Behind the Trail of Chhattisgarh’s Coal Rush

Savitha Rath is telling me a story, as she stands at a T-junction which is one of the few places with good phone connectivity....
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Sparking a Conversation: Ethics vs. Economics in the Environment

In our next video in the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Dr Mahesh Rangarajan discusses the relationship between development and nature. In a country like...
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What’s wrong with the EIA 2020?

Research by Charith Reddy & Isha Malaviya Edited & Presented by Sumit Krishna Yadav The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 has garnered a host...

Sunny Side Up? Why India’s Solar Foreign Policies May Not Help It Counter Chinese...

When inaugurating the 750MW solar plant in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reinstated his commitment to the vision of “One...

The Dibang Debacle: Hydropower and Altered Flow Regimes in the Dibang Basin

The latest addition to India’s list of hydropower projects is the controversial 3,097 MW Etalin Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang basin. Even...
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Out Of Breath: The Ghazipur Landfill (Part II)

Filmed by Nabina Chakraborty and Sumit Krishna Yadav. In this second instalment of Out Of Breath: The Ghazipur Landfill. We take a look at how...

Meet Hydrogen, the New Fuel in Town

Imagine owning a car that has zero emissions — except, this one isn’t by a battery-powered electric vehicle. Feels like an unlikely possibility? It’s...