The India Energy Hour


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Oct 06, 2021

Financing India’s Green Leap | Episode 15

There is a sudden upsurge of green sector financing in the world - from direct climate financing, ESG goals, to green bonds. India, one of the fastest growing energy markets with ambitious renewable energy plan...

66 mins

Sep 21, 2021

Making India's coal power efficient: What's the right path? | Episode 14

India’s electricity sector is facing two major challenges - low electricity demand and massive overcapacity. On one hand, renewable energy installations are on the rise in the country but it is often curtailed....

77 mins

Sep 03, 2021

Climate Change: Impact on India's most vulnerable | Episode 13

Farming communities, forest dwellers, tribals with their rivers, mountains and other natural bounties are in the first line of impact from climate change. The worst part is that the most vulnerable are also the...

69 mins

Aug 17, 2021

Has the sunrise moment of Indian solar manufacturing arrived? | Episode 12

India's solar manufacturing industry has seen only lows in the past decade when solar energy came to the fore in the country. On one side there were cheap Chinese imports eating into the domestic market, and th...

63 mins

Aug 04, 2021

Urbanizing India: Impact on energy demand and climate | Episode 11

The International Energy Agency estimates that over the period to 2040, an estimated 270 million people are likely to be added to India’s urban population. How fast India urbanises and industrialises over the c...

87 mins

Jul 19, 2021

Fossil fuels to Renewables: Are countries planning a Just Transition? | Episode 10

The 10th episode is hosted by Mayank Aggarwal, Contributing Editor, Mongabay India. Mayank is one of the best writers on environment and climate change in India, whose work has been a trailblazer. Mayank will...

78 mins

Jul 06, 2021

G7 Fossil Finance Ban: Bold Climate Action or Hypocrisy? | Episode 9

G7 nations or group of world's most advanced economies of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States are reportedly planning to ban all fossil fuel finance globally. In fact...

58 mins

Jun 17, 2021

Indian Renewables post Covid: Sunset or Silver lining? | Episode 8

Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a crushing impact on economies around the world including India. Facing an economic crisis never seen since Independence, the central and state governments are realigning the...

51 mins

Jun 03, 2021

The Grand Energy Access Challenge: India's Journey & Path Ahead | Episode 7

Globally, nearly 2.8 billion people depend on solid fuels such as firewood and biomass for their cooking needs and nearly 1 billion people live without electricity connection. Majority of such people lacking ba...

86 mins

Apr 15, 2021

Should India Join the Global Net Zero Chorus? | Episode 6

More than 100 countries have pledged to get to net-zero emissions in the next 30 years. There is increasing international pressure on India to join the bandwagon of countries that have declared net zero. Within...

77 mins