Amit Kumar..

Senior Director, Social Transformation, TERI

Latest Articles By Amit Kumar

Texas Snow-storm: Lessons for India

Millions of residents in the state of Texas had to face rolling blackouts for days while many of its electricity consumers were left holding hefty electricity bills. The reasons for this can be attributed to three key issues, namely, the unpreparedness of the entire power system to face such weather and demand conditions, an isolated state grid, and a deregulated electricity market for some.

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Making Our Cities Sustainable

Indeed, modern India’s urban development seems to be nullifying our traditional wisdom borne out of the country’s varied climatic conditions. The situation is such that in today's buildings, provisions like natural ventilation have become an exception.

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