The India Energy Hour


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Mar 18, 2022

Climate change impacts & adaptation: Does India have a plan? | Episode 23

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report recently that made global headlines. A fact from the report came out as a dire warning - over 40% of the world's population is "highly vuln...

68 mins

Mar 04, 2022

Towards a thriving power market in India | Episode 22

Since 2003 when the electricity market in India opened up to private investment, variety of market mechanisms also came up along with it. Long term power purchase agreements have been backbone of power supply i...

71 mins

Feb 18, 2022

Role of Mini Grids in Mega Challenge of Energy Access | Episode 21

In the last few years, India electrified nearly all its households by extending the  national grid. Yet, reliability of available power is still a major concern. Some rural and remote areas still face power cut...

60 mins

Feb 04, 2022

InvIT: New-age Funding for Grand Old Power sector | Episode 20

The power transmission network is the backbone of any nation's electricity grid. India needs to rapidly expand and overhaul its electricity grid network to undertake a successful energy transition and ensure re...

68 mins

Jan 19, 2022

Climate Resilience: Role of Water-Energy-Food Nexus | Episode 19

In the history of the global climate change conferences, it was in the recent COP26 that for the first time there was a separate Water pavilion. Water economy management has faced negligence on the climate disc...

58 mins

Nov 19, 2021

COP26: Key highlights & implications | Episode 18

CoP26 concluded on November 13 with the Glasgow Climate Pact, signed by leaders from nearly 200 countries. The pact aims to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Throughout the two weeks of...

48 mins

Oct 26, 2021

COP26: Negotiations, Targets and Realities (Part-II) | Episode 17

COP26, the world’s biggest climate change conference, is now only a week away. After traversing through the history and functioning of climate negotiations in the first part of our COP special series, in this...

60 mins

Oct 19, 2021

COP26: Negotiations, Targets and Realities (Part-I) | Episode 16

COP26, which is the world’s biggest climate change conference, is only two weeks away. Policymakers from over 200 countries will gather at Glasgow to discuss how to move forward with a more ambitious climate ag...

85 mins

Oct 15, 2021

Digging into the Coal Crisis: What, How & Why? | Special Episode

As India goes into the festive season with a rebound in the economy post Covid second wave, the country is facing a power crisis with over 80% of thermal power plants in the country facing a coal shortage. Many...

55 mins

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