India

Understanding India

Many young Indian-Americans want absolutely nothing to do with India. We are not so naïve as to still consider it a land of snake-charmers and swamis, but our understanding is tainted by childhood memories of mosquitoes, blackouts, and food poisoning. Every challenge that India faces is another reason to stay on the other side of …

India’s Renewable Energy Opportunity

Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, his administration has been keen to bolster support for renewable energy as part of India’s energy portfolio. The 2014-2015 Union Budget, announced in July by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, introduced initiatives to build “ultra-mega” solar projects, install 100,000 solar-powered agricultural pumps and pumping stations, and build canal-top photovoltaic …