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Amit Kumar

Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI

Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI

Humanity’s Pursuit Of Energy And The Race For Renewables

It is said that the Chinese were the first to use coal as an energy source way back in 2000 BC. But the quantum leap came about in the 18th century with the advent of the steam engine. The industrial revolution changed the energy scene completely -- and forever. And the journey continues, covering resources like hydropower, oil and nuclear, but also featuring a growing trend towards renewable sources of energy.
11/07/2016 4:36 PM IST