On 140 acres of unused land on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., 70,000 solar panels are part of a solar photovoltaic array that will generate 15 megawatts of solar power for the base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nadine Y. Barclay) Courtesy: Wikipedia
7 April 2017

A decentralized model for solar

The transition to renewable energy is hampered by the lack of suitable, affordable products and specialised financing for its infrastructure. This infographic, as part of a policy brief put forth by Gateway House, set to be tabled at the 2017 Hamburg G20 conference, outlines an ecosystem to overcome these hurdles

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14 February 2017

Where Geopolitics Meets Business | Vol. 2

This compendium offers perspectives on topics that preoccupy policymakers and which will be discussed at The Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue 2017. Is the world really becoming de-globalized? Can the Reserve Bank of India step into a new role in the rapidly digitizing India? Who pays the real penalty for tax avoidance and tax evasion? Does India have a standing in the Indo-Pacific or does it have to work harder to be a serious participant? Is there really a new geopolitics and security game afoot in the waters of Asia? And—the Silk Route was preceded by a cotton route from India to China; can this be revived to strategic advantage in the Great Corridor Buildout by China and Russia in Asia?

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19 January 2017

India-EU: defence cooperation and the role of industry

European defence companies can contribute significantly to India’s military modernisation under the ‘Make in India’ campaign. But before this can happen they will have to deepen their interactions in the country at the political and strategic levels to identify common areas of interest and understand India’s technological priorities in the sector

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22 December 2016

India-EU: maritime security cooperation

With common objectives in the Indo-Pacific, the maritime sphere is a good opportunity for India and the EU to deepen cooperation. They must focus on preventing outbreak of an inter-state armed conflict; addressing maritime piracy; adhering to the UNCLOS; and developing maritime infrastructure and the blue economy in the region