Given the increasingly prominent role and scope for off-grid solutions in complementing grid-based electrification in India, especially to electrify habitations where grid electricity is yet to reach, it would be crucial to set up appropriate regulatory arrangements for the scaling up of off-grid interventions in India. In view of this, the paper attempts to analyse the role of possible regulation in the off-grid electrification sector and explores the type of regulatory incentive structures that could be put in place in order to allow the off-grid sector to do well.

This book seeks to evaluate India's poverty reduction strategy by analysing the pro-poorness of policies and programmes in terms of resources allocation, governance and implementation. Equally importantly, it also tries to assess the pro-poorness of economic growth in terms of the conventional indicators and examines if there has been a commensurate decline in economic and social inequality.

The latest issues of both the World Energy Outlook (WEO) and the World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) brought to the fore the importance and urgency of a low carbon revolution in order to align climate and development imperative and digress from

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries is a dominant cartel consisting of producers with large reserves and it has always exercised its price-making power in the crude oil market. However, in the past few years, OPEC has been claiming that it has lost its power to alter crude oil prices. The article explores whether OPEC