2016-2017

Empowering through Light: Women and Solar Home Systems in Rural Bihar, India

When researchers asked questions about life before and after access to solar home systems, they were struck by the fact that none of the answers centered on the women’s own needs in their life. by Shivi Chandna In rural India, women in poor households spend a large part of their day performing basic tasks such as

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A Look at the Attrition of Women in STEM

The loss of skilled women from the STEM workforce in academia has not gone unnoticed…[but] even with policies in place, a change in broader culture will be necessary to precipitate the desired changes. by Sumana Sharma The underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is usually attributed to the ‘leaky

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Competition Impacts of Energy Tariff Options: There and Back Again

The broad question looming over these recommendations is this: will this new intervention – which is essentially a negation of the previous one – bring about positive outcomes for the consumers? by Paul Monroe Ensuring sufficient competition in the energy market is a key role of the regulator. One of the most popular measures for

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