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  1. T.A. Reddy, S. Kumar and G.Y. Saunier, 'Review of solar radiation analysis techniques for predicting long term thermal collector performance- applicability to Bangkok data', Renewable Energy Review Journal, 7, 2, 56-80, December 1985.
  2. G.Y. Saunier, T.A. Reddy and S. Kumar, 'A monthly probability distribution function of daily global irradiation values appropriate for both tropical and temperate locations', Solar Energy, 38, 3, 169-177, 1987.
  3. S. Kumar, T.A. Reddy and Ph. Bouix,'Hot water usage in a large hotel in South East Asia', ASHRAE Transactions, 93, Part 2, 826-831, 1987.
  4. S. Kumar, M. Prévost and R. Bugarel,'Exergy analysis of a compression refrigeration system', Journal of Heat Recovery Systems and Combined Heat and Power, 9, 2, 151-157, 1989.
  5. S. Kumar, M. Prévost and R. Bugarel,'Simulation d'un cycle de refrigération à absorption fonctionnant à trois pressions avec le mélange n butane -dimethyl formamide (R600-DMF)', International Journal of Refrigeration, 12, 5, 266-271, 1989.
  6. S. Kumar, M. Prévost and R. Bugarel,'Comparison of different working pairs for absorption refrigeration systems : Application of R21, R22 as refrigerants', International Journal of Refrigeration, 15, 5, 304-310, 1991.
  7. N. Jeyakumaran and S. Kumar,'An interactive software for the estimation of solar radiation in India', RERIC International Energy Journal, 14, 2, 21-35, 1992.
  8. S. Kumar, M. Prévost and R. Bugarel,'Experimental studies on a three pressure absorption refrigeration cycle', International Journal of Refrigeration, 16, 1, 31-39, 1993.
  9. S. Kumar and R. Varadarajan,'Urban market response for solar photo voltaic systems (SPVS) : An economic appraisal-South Indian case study', Solar Energy, 51, 3, 229-232, 1993.
  10. P.K. Veeran and S. Kumar,'Diffuse radiation on a horizontal surface at Madras', Renewable Energy-An International Journal, 3, 8, 931-934, 1993.
  11. P.K. Veeran and S. Kumar,'Analysis of monthly average daily global radiation and monthly average sunshine duration at two tropical locations', Renewable Energy-An International Journal, 3, 8, 935-939, 1993.
  12. N. Jawahar and S. Kumar, 'Absorption heat pump regeneration in a Rankine steam cycle', Journal of Heat Recovery Systems and Combined Heat and Power, 14, 6, 599-612, 1994.
  13. J. Chandrasekaran and S. Kumar, 'Hourly diffuse fraction at a tropical location', Solar Energy, 53, 6, 505-510, 1994.
  14. J. Chandrasekaran and S. Kumar, 'Daily utilizability from hourly cumulative frequency curves', Renewable Energy-An International Journal, 4, 8, 891-895, 1994.
  15. J. Chandrasekaran, S. Julie Heleena Kumari and S. Kumar, 'Daily utilizability at two tropical locations', RERIC International Energy Journal, 16, 2, 57-65, 1994.
  16. G. Giuliani, S. Kumar, P. Zazzini and F. Polonara, 'Vapor pressure and gas phase PVT data and correlation for 1,1,1 trifluoroethane (R143a)', Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 40, 4, 903-908, 1995.
  17. G. Giuliani, S. Kumar and F. Polonara, 'A constant volume apparatus for vapour pressure and gas phase PvT measurements : validation with data for R22 and R134a', Fluid Phase Equilibria, 109, 265-279, 1995.
  18. C. Sethuraman and S. Kumar,'Design, performance and economics of a low cost solar wax melter for candle industry', International Journal of Energy Research, 20, 3, 197-202, 1996.
  19. C. Visvanathan and S. Kumar, ‘Strategies for Implementing Cleaner Production in Asian Small and Medium Industries‘, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 7, 127-134, 1999.
  20. G.A. Mastekbayova and S. Kumar, Effect of dust on the transmittance of low density polyethylene in a tropical climate, Solar Energy, Vol. 68, No. 2, 135 – 141, February 2000.
  21. W. Mooksuwan and S. Kumar, A study on 2 propanol/acetone/hydrogen chemical heat pump: Endothermic de hydrogenation of 2 propanol” International Journal of Energy Research, 24, 1109 – 1122, 2000.
  22. S. Kumar and C. Visvanathan, "Capacity for Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Energy Consumption: Role of Energy Efficiency in Cleaner Production" UNEP Industry and Environment, Vol. 23, No. 3, July – September 2000, p.52-56, 2000.
  23. Architrandi Priambodo and S. Kumar, “Energy Use and Carbon Dioxide Emission of Indonesian Small and Medium Scale Industries” Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 42, 11, Jul-2001, 1335-1348, 2001.
  24. Yossanai Sriuthaisiriwong and S. Kumar, “ Rural electrification using photovoltaic battery charging stations: A performance study in Northern Thailand”, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 9, 3, 223-234, 2001.
  25. W. Wongsuwan, S. Kumar, P. Neveu and F. Meunier. “A critical review of chemical heat pump technology and applications”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 21, 15, 1489 – 1519, 2001.
  26. D. Barua, T. Urmee, S. Kumar and S. C. Bhattacharya. A photovoltaic solar home dissemination model, “Progress in Photovoltaics Research and Applications”, 9, 313- 322, 2001.
  27. Komkrit Chuawittayawuth and S. Kumar, .“Experimental investigation of temperature and flow distribution in a thermosyphon solar water heating system, Renewable Energy – An International Journal, Vol. 26, Issue 3, 431-448, 2002.
  28. M. Ibrahim, M. Anisuzzaman, S. Kumar.. S.C. Bhattacharya, Demonstration of PV micro-utility system for rural electrification, Solar Energy, Vol. 72, No. 6, June 2002, pp 521-530.
  29. S. Kumar, C. Visvanathan, R. Kannan and A.B. Hererra, Networking to promote Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Technologies (E3ST) in Small and Medium scale industries (SMI), International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol. 17, No. 3, 171-188, 2002.
  30. A. Leon, S. Kumar and S.C. Bhattacharya, A comprehensive procedure to evaluate solar drying systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 6, No. 4, 367-393, August 2002).
  31. M. Thiruchelvam, S.Kumar and C.Visvanathan. “Policy options to promote energy efficient and environmentally sound technologies in small and medium scale industries” Energy Policy, Vol. 31, 977-987, 2003.
  32. S.C. Bhattacharya and S. Kumar. ‘Renewable Energy for Asia: Research and Dissemination of Selected Technologies’, Renewable Energy World, Vol. 6, No 1, p. 90 –95, January-February 2003.
  33. S. Kumar, G. Senananayake, C. Visvanathan and B. Basu. Desiccated Coconut industry of Sri Lanka: Opportunities for energy efficiency and environmental protection, Energy Conversion and Management,. Vol. 44, No. 13, page 2205-2215, August 2003.
  34. Nguyen Le Truong and S. Kumar. Cleaner production in the plastic industry of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, International Energy Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, 29 – 40, 2003.
  35. S. Kumar, S.C. Bhattacharya and M. Anisuzzaman. Role of regional programme for promotion of photovoltaic based rural electrification in Asia, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol. 20, No 2, 139 – 154, 2003.
  36. T.Q. Dung, M. Anisuzzaman, S. Kumar and S.C. Bhattacharya. Demonstration of a multi-purpose battery charging station for rural electrification, Renewable Energy-An International Journal, vol. 28, 2367-2378, 2003.
  37. Sushil Adhikari, S. Kumar and Piniij Siripuekpong. Performance of household grid connected PV system in Thailand, Progress in Photovoltaics Research and Applications, 11, 557-564, August 2003.
  38. Kayasith Sadettanh and S. Kumar. “Renewable energy resources potential in Lao PDR”, Energy Sources, 26, 9-18, 2004.
  39. Shrestha R.M, S. Kumar, S. Sharma and M.J. Todoc. Institutional reforms and electricity access: lessons from Bangladesh and Thailand, Energy for Sustainable Development, 8 (4), 41-53, 2004.
  40. Do Nam Trung and S. Kumar. Resource use and waste generation in the Vietnam hotel industry, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol.13, pp 109-106, 2005.
  41. B. Janarthanan, J. Chandrasekaran and S. Kumar. Evaporative heat loss and heat transfer for open- and closed-cycle systems of a floating tilted wick solar still, Desalination, Volume 180, Issues 1-3, Pages 291-305, 15 August 2005.
  42. Janarthanan, B., J. Chandrasekaran and S. Kumar. Monthly Mean Daily Utilizability of South India, International Energy Journal, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 33-40, June 2005.
  43. Janarthanan, B., J. Chandrasekaran and S. Kumar. Performance of floating cum tilted-wick type solar still with the effect of water flowing over the glass cover, Desalination, 190 (1-3), pp. 51-62, 2006.
  44. W. Wongsuwan and S. Kumar. Forced Circulation Solar Water Heater Performance Prediction by TRNSYS and ANN (2005), International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Vol.24, No.2, pp.69-86, June 2005.
  45. Sat Samy, S. Kumar, M. Anisuzzaman and S.C. Bhattacharya. A solar start PV in Cambodia, Renewable Energy World, Vol.8, No. 2, pp.82-87, March – April 2005.
  46. Napaporn, P  and S. Kumar, PV hybrid systems for rural electrification in Thailand, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 11, 7, 1530 -1543, September 2007.
  47. Augustus Leon and S. Kumar, Mathematical modeling and thermal performance analysis of unglazed transpired solar collectors, Solar Energy, Vol. 81, 1, 62-75, January 2007.
  48. Thosapon Katejanekarn and S. Kumar. "Performance of a solar-regenerated liquid desiccant ventilation pre-conditioning system" Energy and Buildings, 40, 7, 1252-1267, 2008.
  49. Augustus L. M. and S. Kumar. Design and performance evaluation of a solar assisted biomass drying system with storage, Drying Technology, Volume, Issue 7, pages 936 – 947, July 2008.
  50. Chavan, B. R,  A. Yakupitiyage, S. Kumar. Mathematical Modeling of Drying Characteristics of Indian Mackerel (Rastrilliger kangurta) in Solar-Biomass Hybrid Cabinet Dryer, Drying Technology, Volume, Issue 12, pages 1552 – 1562, December 2008.
  51. Chavan, B. R., A. Yakupitiyage, S. Kumar and S. K. Rakshit. Experimental investigation on biochemical, microbial and sensory properties of mackerel (Rastrilliger kangurta) dried by solar-biomass hybrid cabinet dryer, Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, Vol. 6, Issue (3 and 4), 167- 172, 2008.
  52. Permana A.S, R. Perera and S. Kumar. Understanding energy consumption pattern of households in different urban development forms: A comparative study in Bandung City, Indonesia, Energy Policy, Vol. 36, Issue 11, 4287 – 4297, November 2008.
  53. S. Kumar, G. Anandarajah and C. Visvanathan, Techno-economic Analysis of Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Technologies in the Asian Small and Medium Industry Sector, Tech Monitor, 17-23, Jan-Feb 2008.
  54. Shrestha R.M, S. Kumar, Samuel Martin and Arjun Dhakal. Modern Energy Use by the urban poor in Thailand: a study of slum households in two cities”, Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol VII, No 4, 5-13, December 2008.
  55. K. Jaojaruek and S. Kumar. “Numerical simulation of the pyrolysis zone in a downdraft gasification process ” Bioresource Technology, Vol. 100 No. 23 pp. 6052-6058, 2009.
  56. Lerdlekha Tanachaikhan and S. Kumar. “Daylighting for energy conservation in the tropics: a study on the influences of window configurations and shading devices” Int.J. Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 1 Nos. 2/3, 2009.
  57. B.R. Chavan, A. Yakupitiyage, S. Kumar. “Socio-Economic Analysis of Small-Scale Fisher Toward Coastal Fisheries  Management for Rural Development in Maharashtra Coast, India, Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Vol. XIX No. 2 pp. 45, December 2009.
  58. Thosapon Katejanekarn, Surapong Chirarattananon and S. Kumar. “An experimental study of a solar-regenerated liquid desiccant ventilation pre-conditioning system” Solar Energy, Vol. 83 pp. 920-933, 2009.
  59. Supattana Nirukkanaporn and S. Kumar. “A Transition to bilateral trading ESI – effect to generation dispatched cost” International Journal of Energy Sector Management, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 577-592, 2010.
  60. Boonchai Riangvilaikul and S. Kumar. “An experimental study of a novel dew point evaporative cooling system” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 42, pp. 637-644, 2010.
  61. Boonchai Riangvilaikul and S. Kumar. “A numerical study of a novel dew point evaporative cooling system” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 42, No. 11 pp. 2241-2250, 2010.
  62. Boonrit Prasartkaew and S. Kumar. “A Low Carbon Cooling System Using Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 42, No. 9, pp. 1453-1462, 2010.
  63. Adeel Waqas and S. Kumar. “Utilization of Latent Heat Storage Unit for Comfort Ventilation of Building in Hot and Dry Climates” International Journal of Green Energy, Vol.8, No. 1 pp. 1-24, 2011.
  64. Adeel Waqas and S. Kumar. “Thermal performance of latent heat storage for free cooling of building in a dry and hot climate: An experimental study” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 43, pp. 2621-2630, 2011.
  65. R. Balan, J. Chandrasekaran, S. Shanmugan, B. Janarthanan, S. Kumar. “Review on passive solar distillation”, Desalination and Water Treatment Science and Engineering, Vol.28, pp.217-238, April 2011.
  66. J. Chandrasekaran, D. Nithyaprakash, K.B. Ajjan, S. Maruthanuthu, D. Manoharan and S. Kumar, “Hybrid solar cell based on blending of organic and inorganic materials – An overview” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.15 No. 2 pp.1228-1238, 2011.
  67. . N. Phuangpornpitak, S. Kumar “User Acceptance of Diesel/PV Hybrid System in an Island Community” Renewable Energy, Vol.36, Issue 1, Page 125-131, January 2011.
  68. Vijittra Chalatlon, Murari Mohon Roy, Animesh Dutta and S. Kumar. Jatropha oil production and an experimental investigation of its use as an alternative fuel in a DI diesel engine, Journal of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels, Vol. 2(5), pp. 76-85, May 2011.
  69. Shree Raj Shakya, S. Kumar and Ram M. Shrestha. Co-benefits of a carbon tax in Nepal, Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change, Vol. 17, No 1, 77-101, 2012.
  70. Naruemon P, N.K. Tripathi, S. Kumar and P. Soni. Inter-sensor Comparison between THEOS and Landsat-5 TM Data in Study of Two Agricultural Crops in Thailand, Journal of Remote sensing, 4(2), 354-376, 2012.
  71. Jutamanee Martchamadol and S. Kumar. Thailand’s energy security indicators, Renewable and Sustainable Energy reviews, Vol 16, 6103 – 6122, 2012.
  72. Teesetsopon, Pichanan, S. Kumar, and Joydeep Dutta. Photoelectrode Optimization of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell by Thermal Treatment. Int. J. Electrochemical Science, 7, 4988-4999, 2012
  73. Muhammad Khalid Farooq and S. Kumar. An assessment of renewable energy potential for electricity generation in Pakistan, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 20, Pages 240-254, 2013.
  74. Adeel Waqas and S. Kumar. Phase change material (PCM) based solar air heating system for residential space heating in winter, International Journal of Green Energy, 10, 402 - 426, 2013.
  75. Boonrit Prasartkaew and S. Kumar. Experimental study on the performance of a solar-biomass hybrid air-conditioning system, Renewable energy, 57, 86-93, 2013.
  76. Jutamanee Martchamadol and S. Kumar. An aggregated energy security performance indicator, Applied Energy, 103, 653-670, March 2013.
  77. S. Kumar, P. Abdul Salam, Pujan Shrestha and Emmanuel Kofi Ackom. An Assessment of Thailand’s Biofuel Development, Sustainability, 5, 1577-1597, 2013.
  78. Chanamon Chantana and S. Kumar. Experimental and theoretical investigation of air-steam condensation in a vertical tube at low inlet team fractions, Applied Thermal Engineering, 54, 399-412, 2013.
  79. Agha Mohammad, Pujan Shrestha and S. Kumar. Urban residential energy use in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Cities, 32, 135-142, 2013.
  80. Najmul Hoque and S. Kumar. Performance of Photovoltaic microutility systems, Energy for Sustainable Development, 17, 424-430, 2013.
  81. S. Kumar, P. Abdul Salam and Pujan Shrestha. A Review of Biofuel Policies in the Major Biofuel Producing Countries of ASEAN: Production, Targets, Policy Drivers and Impacts. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 26, pp. 822-836, October 2013.
  82. Muhammad Khalid Farooq, S. Kumar and Ram M. Shrestha. Energy, environmental and economic effects of Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in a Developing Country, Energy Policy, 62, 989-1001, 2013.
  83. N. Pooyoo, S. Kumar, J. Charoensuk, A. Suksangpanomrung. Numerical simulation of cylindrical heat pipe considering non-Darcian transport for liquid flow inside wick and mass flow rate at liquid-vapor interface, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 70, 965 – 978, 2014.
  84. K. Noipin and S. Kumar, Optimization of ethyl ester production from palm oil, Petroleum & Coal 56(3) 249-258, 2014.
  85. Sasima Charoenki and S. Kumar, Environmental Sustainability Assessment Tools for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Low Income Housing Settlements. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 38, 509-525, 2014.
  86. Jutamanee Martchamadol and S. Kumar. The Aggregated Energy Security Performance Indicator (AESPI) at National and Provincial Level, Applied Energy, 127, 219-238, 2014.
  87. Boonrit Prasartkaew and S. Kumar. Design of a Renewable Energy Based Air-conditioning System, Energy and Buildings, 68, Part A, 156-164, 2014.
  88. Md. Shazib Uddin and S. Kumar. Energy, Emissions and Environmental Impact Analysis of Wind Turbine Using Life-Cycle Assessment Technique, Journal of Cleaner Production, 69, 153-164, 2014
  89. K. Noipin and S. Kumar.  Optimization of ethyl ester production assisted by ultrasonic irradiation Ultrasonic Sonochemistry, 22, 548-558, 2015.
  90. Rotchana Intharathirat, P. Abdul Salam, S. Kumar, Akarapong Untong. Forecasting of municipal solid waste quantity in a developing country using multivariate grey models, Waste Management, 39, 3-14, 2015.
  91. Kyoko Kusakabe, Pujan Shrestha, S. Kumar and Khanh Linh Nguyen, Pathways to Sustainable Urban Tourism: Garden Houses in Hue, Vietnam. International Journal of Sustainable Society, Volume 7, No 3, 286 – 303, 2015.
  92. Najmul Hoque and S. Kumar, User Perspectives of Photovoltaic Micro Utility Systems Installed in Rural Bangladesh, International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, Volume 5, No 3, 708-715, June 2015.
  93. Sasima Charoenkit and S. Kumar, “A low carbon and disaster resilient assessment tool for self-help housing (LoDAT-SH)”, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, accepted for publication, November 2015.
  94. Md. Shazib Uddin and S. Kumar, Energy and Environmental Analysis of Domestic Solar Hot Water System in Asian Developing Country Context-Thailand, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Vol 35, 1, 271-283, January 2016.
  95. Lipu M S Hossain, Pujan Shrestha, and S. Kumar. Energy poverty and Access to Modern Energy of Urban Poor: Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 12, No. 3, 270-294, 2016.
  96. Andrew Pascale, Tania Urmee, Jonathan Whale, and S. Kumar, Examining the potential for developing women-led solar PV enterprises in rural Myanmar, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 57, 576-583, 2016.
  97. Rafia Zaman, Thomas Brudermann, S. Kumar, and Nazrul Islam, A multi-criteria analysis of coal-based power generation in Bangladesh, Energy Policy, 116, 182-192, 2018.

Publications: Conferences

Publications: Conferences 2014

1. International Conference on Utility and Exhibition on Green Energy for Sustainable Development, ICUE 2014, 19-21 March 2014, Pattaya, Thailand

Publications: Conferences 2013

1. S. Kumar, Actions towards resource efficient and low carbon cities in Asia, Ecocity 2013 World Summit, 25-27 September 2013, Nantes, France (Abstract)

Publications: Conferences 2012

1. S. Kumar, Pujan Shrestha and Abdul Salam, Energy Access of the Urban Poor in Bangkok, Thailand, Sustainable Future Energy 2012 and 10th SEE FORUM, Innovations for Sustainable and Secure Energy, 21-23...

Publications: Workshops

Publications: Workshops 2014

1. S. kumar, Energy efficiency trends and issues in Asia, Workshop on doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency by 2030: Options, implementation issues and way forward, 16-17 June 2014,...

Publications: Workshops 2013

1. S. kumar, A. Salam, C. Marpaung, K. Kusakabe, R. Perera and C. Visvanathan. "Action towards resource efficient and low carbon cities: Experience sharing workshop ", 11 - 12 February 2013, Asia Airport...

Publications: Workshops 2012

1. K. Kusakabe, S. kumar, P. Pradhan and P. Shrestha, Sustainable Urban Tourism through Low Carbon Initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai, Sumernet Annual Meeting 2011. Informing and influencing...

Publications: Book Chapters

  • Tania Urmee and S. Kumar, Chapter 12: “On-grid solar energy in Asia: status, policy and future prospects” in “Routledge Handbook of renewable energy in Asia”, Edited by S.C. Bhattacharya, Routledge, p. 173-188 , 2018.
  • S. Kumar, Md. Anisuzzaman, and P. Das, Chapter 10: Estimating the low carbon technology deployment costs and INDC targets, in “Globalization of low carbon technologies:, Edited by V. Anbumozhi and K. Kalirajan, Springer, p. 335 – 366, 2017.
  • S. Kumar, Chapter 8: Low carbon energy systems and indicator framework for Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam, in “ in Low- Carbon Energy Systems: Implications for Regional Cooperation”, Edited by V. Anbumozhi, K. Kalirajan, F. Kimura and X. Yao, Springer, p. 215 – 248, 2016.
  • S. Kumar, N. Srujana Goteti and P. Savargoankat, Chapter 5: Cobenefit technologies, green jobs and national innovation systems (pp 149-174) in Managing the transition to a low carbon economy- perspectives, policies and practices from Asia, Edited by V. Anbumozhi, M Kawai and B. Lohani, ADBI, 2015. (Investing in Low-Carbon Energy Systems_ERIA)
  • S. Kumar and Amandeep Sangha, Innovative Pedagogies for Poverty Reduction, in Transforming Higher Education and Creating Sustainable Societies, Edited by Aurea Christine Tanaka and Mario Tabucanon, UNU-IHS, Japan, pages 118-127, 2014. (download)
  • S. Kumar, Kyoko Kusakabe, Pravakar Pradhan, Pujan Shrestha, Srujana Goteti, Tran Anh Tuan, Ekawit Meteejaroenwong, Trinnawat Suwanprik, Khanh Linh, Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Tourism Service Providers: Case Studies in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Hue, Vietnam, in Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and the Challenges of Regional Integration in the Mekong Region”, edited by Louis Lebel, Chu Thai Hoanh, Chayanis Krittasudthacheewa and Rajesh Daniel, and published by Strategic Information and Research Development Centre (SIRD), Malaysia and Stockholm Environment Institute, Thailand, pages 248-269, 2014. (download)
  • R.M. Shrestha, Sudhir Sharma, Govinda R Timilsina and S. Kumar, Baseline Methodologies for Clean Development Projects, UNEP, November 2005. (UNEP_CDM_Baseline_Guidebook)
  • S.C. Bhattacharya and S. Kumar (Editors)l, Technology Package: Screw press briquetting machines and briquette fired stoves, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974-8202-97-6, 64 pages, June 2005.
  • S. Kumar (Editor), Technology Package: Low cost PV system components, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974- 8208-98-4, 48 pages, June 2005.
  • S. Kumar and S.C. Bhattacharya (Editors), Technology Package: Solar, Biomass and Hybrid dryers, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974-8208-96-8, 60 pages, June 2005.
  • S. Kumar et al, Renewable Energy technology promotion: case studies from six countries, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974-8202-65-6, 56 pages, June 2005.
  • S. Kumar et al, Demonstration and Monitoring of PV systems: lessons learned, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974-8208-62-1, 24 pages, June 2005.
  • S. Kumar et al, PV System Components: PV System Components: Technology Fact Sheets, Renewable Energy Technologies in Asia project Phase III, ISBN 974-8208-64-8, 20 pages, June 2005.

Under the Asian Regional Research Programme on Energy Environment and Climate (ARRPEEC – Phase III) project during 2002-20045 synthesis booklets were prepared and disseminated in the participating countries and elsewhere (with Prof. Bhattacharya, Prof. Shrestha, Prof. Visvanathan, Dr Nazrul Islam and Dr Kim Oanh).

  • S. Kumar et al, barriers to promoting energy efficient and environmentally friendly technologies to SMIs in Asia, ISBN974-8257-60-5, 77 pages, 2005.
  • S. Kumar et al, Green house gas mitigation in small and medium scale industries in Asia, ISBN974-8257-59-1, 66 pages, 2005.
  • S. Kumar et al, Green house gas mitigation in small and medium scale industries in Asia, ISBN974-8257-59-1, 66 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – India, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-02-9, 62 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – Vietnam, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-08-8, 54 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches –Indonesia, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-03-7, 48 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – Philippines, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-04-5, 54 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – China, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-00-2, 60 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – a comparative study in Asia, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-09-6, 82 pages, 2005.
  • Contributor in technologies for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions: barriers and promotional approaches – Sri Lanka, Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy Environment and Climate ARRPEEC Phase III, ISBN974-8257-05-3, 54 pages, 2005.

Publications: Others

Publications: Non-refereed Publications

1. S. Kumar, Lead rural energy contributor, Renewable Energy Global Status Report, REN 21, 2012.
2. S. Kumar, Taking solar energy research to new heights, The Solar Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Oct 2008,...

Publications: Invited lectures, keynote addresses and lectures

1. Invited to give a key note address, L'recherche a l'AIT, Conférence thématique AUF sciences pour l'ingénieur 7 - 8 september 2011, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
2. S. Kumar, AIT's renewable energy education pro...

Publications: Consulting activities

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Japan
Energy Environment Partnership in the Mekong
CANMET, Canada
APCTT, UNESCAP
SINTEF, Norway
UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand