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Prof. Ashok Gadgil, who leads IECC’s work on Adaptation and Resilience, has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for technological achievement conferred by the President of the United States.
Ashok Gadgil was named as the R&D Leader of the Year in the annual R&D 100 Awards program sponsored by R&D World Magzine!
A recent study outlines a pathway for India to achieve energy independence, grounded in rapidly falling clean technology costs
India can construct solar and wind capacity + energy storage alongside existing coal plants, enabling the substitution of coal generation with power from nearby renewable energy sources.
Benefits include $2.5 tn in consumer savings, reducing fossil fuel import expenditure by 90%, enhancing industrial competitiveness globally, and enabling net-zero commitment, says Berkeley Lab report.
As the world’s most populous country and the third-largest energy consumer, India faces enormous challenges in meeting its energy needs sustainably. However, the country is making remarkable strides toward energy independence through the adoption of clean technology.