Mission Shunya

Girish Shivakumar

All Episodes

Aug 26, 2019

Will we run out of Lithium to make batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV)?

Will we run short of Lithium to make batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV)? Not really! Listen to Teague Egan, CEO of EnergyX share his views on this interesting topic with Girish Shivakumar. About EnergyX: Ene...

24 mins

Aug 12, 2019

The Solar Man’s ‘Gandhi Global Solar Yatra’

Dr Chetan Singh Solanki joins Girish Shivakumar to share his latest solar endeavour, the ‘Gandhi Global Solar Yatra’, commemorating 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.  Prof. Solanki has been a popular...

28 mins

Jul 29, 2019

E-Waste Exchange: A convenient way to dispose your electronic gadgets

Wondering what to do with your electronic waste? Dr Shalini Sharma shares her story of building a convenient platform to dispose electronic waste with Girish Shivakumar on this epsiode.  E-Waste Exchange aims...

17 mins

Jul 15, 2019

Endurance drive in an electric car: Bengaluru to Chennai and beyond

Syed Mubasheer joins Girish Shivakumar to share his experience of covering 467kms in an electric car on a single charge. In 2017, Syed, an Electric Vehicle (EV) enthusiast undertook an endurance drive by redesi...

28 mins

Jul 01, 2019

Rimagined: Creating value from waste by Upcycling

Shailaja Rangarajan joins Girish Shivakumar to share her story of creating one of India's first upcycling company, Rimagined. If you liked the episode subscribe to it on your favourite platform. Give it a rat...

27 mins

Jun 17, 2019

3 Simple Steps to Make your Home Eco-Friendly

If you have asked, “How can I make my home eco-friendly?” this is the episode for you. Girish Shivakumar shares three simple steps that you can take to ensure your home is eco-friendly.  Step 1: Better water u...

11 mins

Jun 03, 2019

How to ‘Do Better with Less’: A conversation with Jaideep Prabhu

Jaideep Prabhu who has co-authored international best sellers like ‘Jugaad Innovation’ and ‘Frugal Innovation’ has released his recent work, ‘Do Better with Less: Frugal Innovation for Sustainable Growth’. On t...

32 mins

May 20, 2019

Ola’s Nagpur EV project, electric mobility plan and more

Ola rolled out India’s first city wide Electric Vehicle (EV) pilot in 2017. 2 years later a report was released by Ola Mobility Institute analysing the project including comparisons to alternative Internal Comb...

42 mins

May 06, 2019

A step by step guide to setting up a residential rooftop solar power plant

The cost of solar power generation has decreased significantly over and the government regulations worldwide are promoting residential solar power projects with incentives and India is no different. If you are...

14 mins

Apr 21, 2019

Why efficient Air Conditioners are good for you and the power utility in the summer season?

Cooling loads account for nearly 50% of the power demand in a major metropolitan city. Why should you care and why is it related to the power outage you face in summers?  Abhishek Ranjan joins Girish Shivakuma...

16 mins