Author Archives: Kartikeya Singh

Of Sun Gods and Solar Energy


This article is in The Energy Transition, Winter 2017


Politics, capitalism, and energy poverty are combining in strange ways across India. The result looks like progress—sometimes. Come, O Surya, of thousand rays, the store-house of all energies, the Lord of the world, have mercy on me thy devotee, accept this Arghya, O, Mother of the day. —Invocation of the Spiritual Sun, The Rigveda My family’s ancestral […]