India’s Tricky Path To Cooling Itself Without Warming the World
The article delves into the idea of meeting India's growing demand for thermal comfort in a sustainable manner by leveraging and promoting energy-efficient equipment. This further provides the opportunity to achieve the goals for attaining energy security and reducing CO2 emissions outlined in India Cooling Action Plan, in line with the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.
Author: R.R. Rashmi, Manjeet Singh | External UrlRead More
Bringing economic and energy efficiency priorities together in a post-pandemic world
The economic repercussions of the pandemic have been alarming in the country with the contraction of GDP in Q1 of 2020 by 23.9% and the loss of jobs in April with the announcement of lockdown has been estimated to be at an alarming high of
Author: Simrat Kaur, Tarun Garg | External UrlRead More
UNIVERSAL CERTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR INDIA’S SERVICING TECHNICIANS: A PROMISE OF SKILL, SAFETY AND SOCIAL SECURITY
Training and certification system can ensure effective management of servicing practices as well as enhanced adherence to quality servicing requirements. This can be integral towards inducting servicing technicians into the formal economy and providing access to social security, as well as a baseline to further enhance their own trainings and qualifications to avail of enhanced employment opportunities and job growth. These are extremely important concerns as servicing alone is responsib
Author: Shikha Bhasin, Srishti Rana | External UrlRead More
Unlocking BRPL Fan Replacement Scheme 2020
With the pressing need for cooling in India, there is a need for affordable and sustainable non-refrigerant based cooling technologies such as ceiling fans. The blog focuses on ‘BRPL 5 star rated super energy efficient brushless direct current (BLDC) fan replacement’ scheme for residential consumers launched by BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) under demand side management initiatives.
Author: Srishti Sharma, Akhil Singhal | External UrlRead More
Enabling Access to COVID-19 Vaccine: An Opportunity for Jobs in India’s Cold-chain Servicing Sector
The government of India plans to innoculate 300 million Indians with the vaccine within the first quarter of 2021. To reach different parts of the country, the existing cold chain infrastructure would need to be ramped up by 2-3 times. To ensure the efficacy of the temperature-sensitive vaccines, regular servicing and maintenance by skilled technicians would be required. This provides a unique opportunity to invest in the servicing sector to develop a sustainable healthcar
Author: Srishti, Shikha Bhasin | External UrlRead More