Overview for Energizing India: Fuelling a Billion Lives
Energizing India: fuelling a billion lives brings together top global energy experts, academics and policy makers, contributing an insightful and engaging compilation of essays on the various facets of energy-related issues in India and the world. Edited by Shreerupa Mitra, this book comes at a time when global energy consumption is seeing unprecedented growth while new sources of Energy are gaining currency and old ones are threatened by geopolitical upheavals. The illustrious list of contributors include Kirk Smith, Bob Dudley, Daniel Yergin, Fatih Birol, Dharmendra Pradhan, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Anil Kakodkar, Arvind Panagariya and Anil Jain among others. The essays also elucidate and assess India’s position in the global energy landscape by taking into account current world Politics. The book examines the idea of energy justice with a focus on sustainability, affordability, infrastructure expansion and issues associated with climate change.
Shreerupa Mitra (Editor)
Shreerupa Mitra is the executive director of The Energy Forum (TEF) She writes regularly on international affairs, including oil politics, the United Nations and its agencies, human rights, intellectual property, conflict zones and the World Trade Organization. She holds double master's degrees from the University of Chicago (Authropology) and the Delhi School of Economics (Sociology).
TEF is a New Delhi-based independent think tank that conducts intensive research and consults on a range of issues related to the energy sector, TEF's mission is to make significant contribution in pushing forward the conversation on the latest developments in this field, also by creating a network of partnerships worldwide. The canvas of TEF's work is global, With focus on the Indian energy space. Its members and collaborators include scientists, economists, policy experts, diplomats and academics. TEF's board of advisors is chaired by Dr Anil Kakodkar, a renowned nuclear scientist and a Padma Vibhushan awardee.