The India Energy Hour


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Jan 14, 2023

Rating India’s Climate Action Plan: Going Beyond the Headlines

This year marks the starting line for India’s energy transition plan, in line with its Net Zero ambitions. The country has made a range of ambitious announcements starting from renewable energy addition to asse...

57 mins

Dec 21, 2022

Special Series: Future of Coal & Just Transition - Greening the Steel | Part-3

A major part of India's energy transition would come from the power sector but for the broader goal of decarbonization, energy-intensive industries need to plan a green future. The steel industry which forms th...

48 mins

Dec 05, 2022

Coal and Just Transition in Jharkhand | Special Series Part-2

India has set a net zero target by 2070. If this target is to be achieved, India will have to reduce its reliance on coal. However, decreasing coal production and use is complex as it will impact millions of wo...

48 mins

Nov 23, 2022

Future of Coal & Just Transition in India | Special Series Part-1

India's energy transition stands at the crossroads of meeting the nation's rising energy demand and pressure at the global front to reduce emissions. Having now committed to a low carbon development plan and a...

57 mins

Nov 04, 2022

COP27: Conversation to Concrete Action? | Episode 33

The upcoming COP27 is expected to set the tone for developing economies to strengthen their climate-focused demands from the developed world. Adaptation solutions, loss and damage funds, and enhanced climate fi...

49 mins

Oct 16, 2022

Climate Readiness: State of Play in Indian States | Episode 32

For any meaningful climate action in India, the 28 Indian states and 8 union territories will have to play a crucial role. They have to maintain nodes of implementation of climate plans. But are the states read...

63 mins

Sep 23, 2022

Energy Storage: The Catalyst to India's Energy Transition | Episode 31

If India wants to achieve its net zero goal by 2070, energy storage technologies will have to play a crucial role. From battery to pump storage, several different technologies are now commercially available in...

54 mins

Aug 26, 2022

Is India walking the talk on its Climate Promises? | Episode 30

As COP27 inches closer, the promises and commitments made during the last global climate conference are under scrutiny. India which was the biggest surprise, thanks to its Net Zero target year announcement has...

48 mins

Aug 11, 2022

Communicating Climate: Demystifying vs Greenwashing | Episode 29

Talking about climate change, especially in the developing world, is no longer a topic of so-called "academic interest". There are now multitudes of issues involved, countless lobbies on both sides of the debat...

52 mins

Jul 18, 2022

Plastic Ban, Green Waste & Recycling 500 GW Renewable Energy | Episode 28

India recently enforced a ban on single-use plastic items across the country. This move will have a ripple effect across several industries, including FMCG. Experts, however, view this as a bold step towards wa...

53 mins