Op-Ed Focus: Nuclear's unclear leap

By Atul Roy|Updated : July 31st, 2017

Article: Nuclear's unclear leap

Link: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/nuclear-s-unclear-leap-58190

Now try and answer the following questions:

  1. What is energy security? What are its components? Do you think India has secured its energy security? If not, what are the steps required? Comment.
  2. Current evidence points to the fact that Nuclear Energy may not be the most efficient and cost effective way to procure energy. What is your opinion on this? Do you think that India should abandon the pursuit of nuclear energy?
  3. What is NSG? Do you think India should abandon its pursuit of NSG membership because it serves no useful purpose especially in the light of new development? Analyse.

Points to Ponder:

  1. What are the challenges in developing renewable energy? Suggest some ways of solving these challenges.
  2. India being a tropical country has a huge advantage when it comes to solar energy. What are the challenges and opportunities in developing solar energy in India? Analyse.


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