Infusing flexibility into India’s Power Grid

Power grid operators around the world have been experiencing challenges in operating the grid with the increasing penetration of Variable Generation (VG) sources like Solar PV and Wind. Variability in one form of generation must always be compensated with other modes of generation at all times to ensure grid stability. …

Mobility-as-a-Service

As increasing congestion – and the resultant increase in peak-period traffic delays and travel time unreliability – grows from being just an annoyance to an insurmountable problem affecting economic performance and threatening environmental sustainability across cities, it’s time that we reimagine urban transportation. In fact, urban transportation systems are currently …

IP as an Asset for Business Development

In January 2018, Apple, the technology giant agreed to pay $38 billion to the American IRS, the Internal Revenue Service for the foreign cash of over $350 billion, which it has stashed outside the US. Still, it is considered to be a good deal for Apple as it has faced …

Do the (Right) Math

To most who’ve dealt with the CAT, and then admired the red bricks in Louis Kahn’s arches, math is probably second nature. However, you likely don’t need to have cracked the CAT or have been inspired by the red bricks to know that 942 > 353ii. The problem becomes a …

The only way of resurrecting Indian startup sector

The start-up experimentation in India is now reaching a point where its results are getting increasingly obvious to us all. Start-up format, with all its great success stories and institutional support is no longer looking like a way forward for the young entrepreneur desirous of striking out. Looking at the …