Universal electrification in rural India – evolution and the way forward

India's electricity landscape has evolved remarkably in the last few decades. While the country has achieved 'near-universal electrification' a lot remains to be done to power... Read More

Smart City Mission centers carry out COVID-19 ops

India's hi-tech 100 Smart City Mission was just taking off when the coronavirus struck. A little tweaking, and the war against the pandemic is being fought better, with technology ... Read More

Highlights of IESA webinar on COVID impact on electricity utilities

On April 2, 2020, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) held an open webinar on 'The Role and Readiness of Electricity Utilities during COVID-19 Effect'. Over 300 participants regis... Read More

Post-lockdown: Old order changeth...

Amid all the confusion that the coronavirus pandemic has created, at least one thing stands clear – that we will have to live with the infliction in the near future. So far, we hav... Read More

Time to rise for Earth

The 50th Earth Day celebrations this year will be rather low owing to the Corona outbreak, but digital initiatives world over will ensure thatthe enthusiasm remains high. Karu... Read More

Green charging the clean earth drive

Since time immemorial, with ancient texts as testimony, in India the earth has been revered as 'mother earth' and prayed to as the one that sustains life and gives in abundance. Un... Read More

EVs through history: an American account

Kerry Segrave's 'The Electric Car in America, 1890-1922', presents a vivid account of the EV evolution in pre-war America, and the socio-cultural responses it elicited back in the ... Read More

Trends and outlook for charging infrastructure in India

Given the limited consumption of EVs in India currently, the infrastructure for the same is also at a nascent stage. Consumers would like to be confident about charging the vehicle... Read More

Second-life lithium-ion battery scenario

The excessive use of lithium-ion batteries to cut vehicular emission will certainly create pollution of a different sort. To pre-empt the problem, second-use battery options need t... Read More

Can we generate our own fuel through a closed-loop cycle?

The search for clean fuel to maintain the skies at the new 'COVID-blue' is relentless. Although still in early stages of research, hydrogen is gaining ground fast. We are... Read More