Associate and Energy Specialist
Shruti Sharma is an Associate and Energy Specialist in IISD’s Energy program and the India Project Coordinator. Her experience and expertise lie in the field of environment, energy and poverty alleviation, with a focus on policy analysis, project management and evaluation. In her work with the British Council’s Climate Change project, Shruti developed her skills in advocacy, program management and evaluation, and communications. Her recent work focuses on energy pricing, energy subsidies, energy efficiency and the impact of energy sector reforms on gender.
- How Subsidies for Kerosene are Holding Back Solar Power in IndiaKerosene is used by millions of households in rural India to meet basic lighting needs, and subsidies have long been used to make the fuel more affordable. But for health, safety and environmental reasons, a switch to solar power is better—and more affordable in the absence of kerosene subsidies.
- How Energy Subsidies (And Their Reform) Can Enhance Clean Energy Access Goal Seven of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations last month, calls on governments to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.”
- Ghost savings: Understanding the fiscal impacts of India’s LPG subsidySince April 1st 2015, India’s cooking gas subsidies have been distributed solely by electronic...