The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is one of India's leading think tanks, with a mission to enrich policymaking with innovative approaches using science and technology for a sustainable, secure and inclusive society.

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drop in emissions from the domestic sector in Patna can be expected, if the city promotes the use of induction stoves and LPG. 


CSTEP works in critical areas such as environment, energy and strategic materials to enable sustainable growth. We are also involved in cutting-edge research that incorporates Artificial Intelligence for social good and computational tools and modelling to provide solutions for complex developmental issues in India.



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Microgrids have the potential to play a major role in the electrification of villages even under adverse circumstances. Writing in ETEnergyWorld, Abhishek Nath, Sector Head-Energy & Power, underlines the need for performance evaluation of microgrid-electrified villages and pilot studies to ensure reliable and affordable power supply in sensitive environments.

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The Indian power sector is working towards affordable and reliable power supply for all. To support this transition, we do modelling studies, perform techno-economic analysis, and suggest policy recommendations. 

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Financial Journey After Consumer Pays Their Electricity Bills
Dec 03 2020

Financial Journey After Consumer Pays Their Electricity Bills

Aniket Baregama & Rishu Garg

CSTEP launched the Empower series of blog articles to simplify the power sector for non-technical readers. Through the series, we hope to explain how every step of the journey of electricity affects the consumer. In the first article, we introduced you to the many actors involved in the journey of electricity. The second article of the series explains the costs involved in electricity gener

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The Centre for Air Pollution Studies at CSTEP will be preparing emission inventories for 122 non-attainment cities in India. 

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