Journal Articles:

Kumar, A. (2019) ‘Between Metis and Techne : Politics , Possibilities and Limits of Improvisation’. Social & Cultural Geography 00 (00): 1–24. (early online) (open access)

Kumar, A. (2019) Beyond technical smartness: Rethinking the development and implementation of sociotechnical smart grids in India, Energy Research & Social Science. Elsevier, 49(October 2018), pp. 158–168. (open access)

Kumar, A. et al. (2019) Solar energy for all? Understanding the successes and shortfalls through a critical comparative assessment of Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and South Africa, Energy Research & Social Science. Elsevier, 48(March 2018), pp. 166–176. (open access)

Kumar, A. (2018) Justice and politics in energy access for education, livelihoods and health: How socio-cultural processes mediate the winners and losers. Energy Research & Social Science, Elsevier 40(January 2017): 3–13. Available from: (open access)

Kumar, A. (2015). Cultures of lights. Geoforum 65: 59

Book Sections:

Kumar, Ankit (2015). Sustainable energy for all: can we take care of the ‘all’?. In Equity and the energy trilemma: delivering sustainable energy access in low income communities. Tomei, Julia & Gent, Danielle IIED. (open access)

Adams, Charlotte, Bell, Sandra, Taylor, Philip, Alimisi, Varvara, Hutchinson, Guy, Kumar, Ankit & Turner, Britta Rosenlund (2013). Equity across borders: a whole-system approach to micro-generation. In Energy Justice in a Changing Climate: Social Equity and Low Carbon Energy. Bickerstaff, Karen, Walker, Gordon & Bulkeley, Harriet Zed Books Ltd. 91-115

Book Reviews:

Kumar Ankit (2018) Book review: Coles, A., Gray, L. and Momsen, J., editors, 2015: The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development. Progress in Development Studies 18(3): 215–217. Available from:

Kumar Ankit (2017) The Routledge research companion to energy geographies. Local Environment 23(5): 599–600. Available from:

Kumar, Ankit (2015). Book Review: Age of Entanglement: German and Indian Intellectuals across Empire. LSE Review of Books

Kumar, Ankit (2015). Book Review: Biopolitics of Security: A Political Analytic of Finitude. LSE Review of Books

Magazine Articles:

Kumar, Ankit & Kollabathula, Balakishore (2010). Overview of Biomass Gasification Technology in India and some developed countries. Bioenergy India (5 - July-September): 32-35.

Kumar, Ankit & Barnwal, Aloke (2010). The Future of Biomass Energy in India. Bioenergy India (4): 26-29.


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