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Emerging Tech Radio is a podcast that explores everything about energy, electric vehicles and other emerging technologies in the cleantech space. It brings together industry experts, entrepreneurs and policy makers from India and around the world together for conversations that are aimed to transform the future of global energy. Hosted by Netra | Produced by Customized Energy Solutions | Music credits: Vexento

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Emerging Tech Radio is a podcast that explores everything about energy, electric vehicles and other emerging technologies in the cleantech space. It brings together industry experts, entrepreneurs and policy makers from India and around the world together for conversations that are aimed to transform the future of global energy. Hosted by Netra | Produced by Customized Energy Solutions | Music credits: Vexento

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Great podcast on cleantech!

By ssutrave - Sep 22 2017
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Significant effort put in to make millennials understand where India stands in cleantech solutions. Thank you Girish Shivakumar.

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Great podcast on cleantech!

By ssutrave - Sep 22 2017
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Significant effort put in to make millennials understand where India stands in cleantech solutions. Thank you Girish Shivakumar.
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Emerging Tech Radio

Latest release on Oct 15, 2020

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Emerging Tech Radio is a podcast that explores everything about energy, electric vehicles and other emerging technologies in the cleantech space. It brings together industry experts, entrepreneurs and policy makers from India and around the world together for conversations that are aimed to transform the future of global energy. Hosted by Netra | Produced by Customized Energy Solutions | Music credits: Vexento

Rank #1: Role & Readiness of utilities during COVID-19

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Today the utility industry is facing unprecedented challenges managing the grid supply-demand equation with drastically reduced demand, due to COVID-19 lock down situation. They have financial, operational and social challenges to manage. Listen how BRPL & BYPL are prepared to face the challenges.

Apr 04 2020

20mins

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Rank #2: Kick starting India’s ReUse & ReCycle initiative for advanced batteries.

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Get idea of how much raw material goes into lithium cell manufacturing, how lithium battery recycling process happen, how flow battery recycling happen & how much of the material can be recovered from the process and how India can start ReUse & Recycling of Advanced Batteries.

Nov 24 2019

16mins

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Rank #3: Dr Kale, Director CMET Interview on Center of Excellence

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Dr Kale, Director of Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET), Pune shares insights about areas of R&D activities at the centre. He shares focus areas of Center of Excellence including Indigenous Cathode & Anode material for lithium batteries, flexible & stretchable batteries, indigenous battery fabrication machine building and solid electrolyte for fast charging. CoE is formed to support Make In India mission. He said that scientists at CMET work on social demand and would like to work with industry & help industry to take the technology to wider section of the society.

As a part of Skill Development activity, IESA is conducting India's first hands on workshop for lithium ion cell fabrication in India in association with CMET.

Mar 04 2020

25mins

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Rank #4: Interview of Mr Rakesh Malhotra, Founder of SAR group, LivGurad, Mentor & Investor

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Mr Rakesh Malhotra shares his journey from his first startup, building Luminous brand, building Livgurad to his current focus on automobile sector & his views about India’s ESS market. Also listen in to know about IESA’s industry market reports…

Nov 30 2019

15mins

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Rank #5: Exicom's story: from leading power electronics solution provider to leading ESS provider

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Listen in story of Exicom from leading power electronics solution provider to leading ESS provider in Stationary & EV sector. Mr Anant Nahata talks about importance of R&D, participation in end to end value chain & his focus on long term journey in the sector.

Also IESA launching Recycling initiative

Nov 24 2019

19mins

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Rank #6: Getting ready for a new paradigm in grid management in India

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India's grid successfully managed the load drop of around ~31 GW on 5th April at 9pm for 9 mins. Mr B B Mehta, Chief Engg, Gujarat SLDC shares the insights about planning & execution of this nationwide integrated operation.

He also shares learning from the event. With the growing penetration of renewables, grid operators need new tools to ensure reliability and improved power quality. Important point from the conversation is Balancing is very important element of the grid to maintain the grid discipline. Energy Storage technologies should be considered in support of dispatching the renewable, not in terms of penalties.

Apr 19 2020

25mins

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Rank #7: RIT Battery Prototyping Center -Dr Matthew Ganter Interview

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Dr Matthew Ganter, Director of Battery Prototyping Center at Rochester Institute of Technology shares insights about the center. Listen in to understand how start-ups and other technology companies are utilizing the services & training provided by the center.

Also stay tuned for IESA's hands on workshop for lithium ion cell fabrication in India.

Feb 23 2020

16mins

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Rank #8: Interview of Mr Awadhesh Kumar Jha, Vice President , Charge & Drive business, Fortum

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Mr Awadhesh Kumar Jha, Vice President , Charge & Drive business, Fortum gives overview of Fortum business verticals on Global level as well as in India. He shares Fortum's plan in setting up charging infrastructure in India in 2020 and also explains few challenges private players are facing in this sector.

He is optimistic that price parity will reach sooner than estimated with ICE vehicles price going up by stringent emission norms and EV car price going down with downward trend of battery prices. According to him 2020 will create foundation for take off of EV adoption in India.

Feb 02 2020

28mins

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Rank #9: Review of developments from India’s RE, EV & Energy Storage Market during 2019 by Dr Walawalkar

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Dr Rahul Walawalkar, Founder & President of India Energy Storage Alliance reviews key developments from India’s RE, EV & Energy Storage Market during 2019. He shares IESA’s plan for 2020, towards the larger vision to make India a Global Hub for R&D & manufacturing of advanced energy storage & EVs in coming decade.

Jan 06 2020

22mins

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Rank #10: Interview of Mr Sajid Mubashir, Scientist G, DST about new Applied R&D Program for eMobility

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Mr Sajid Mubashir, Scientist G in Department of Science & Technology, India shares information about(new) DHI-DST Technology Platform, for Electric Mobility to implement demand driven R&D program. He talks about need of R&D for tropical EV batteries. He explains how the Industry can participate in the program, what level of technologies will be covered, how funding mechanism will work out for this innovative idea and why DST is stepping in these efforts.

Jan 22 2020

23mins

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Rank #11: Interview with Mr Alan Greenshields, Chairman, Innolith on the occasion of World Energy Storage Day

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A special episode on the occasion of World Energy Storage day featuring Innolith, innovative company bringing breakthrough technology to the world!

Nov 24 2019

18mins

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Rank #12: Interaction with Dr.Satyajit Phadke on cutting edge technology for energy storage and EV

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Sep 03 2019

29mins

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Rank #13: Conversation with Haresh Kamath, Sr Program Manager at Electric Power Research Institute, USA

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Jul 03 2019

14mins

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Rank #14: Mr Jim Dehlson, a pioneer and world leader in wind power and renewable energy, shares his journey from Zond to Ecomerit technologies at Santa Barbara’’

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Jun 11 2019

24mins

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Rank #15: Conversation with John Wood (CEO Ecoult) & Pramod Kulkarni (Sr Consultant CES) at 29th annual conference of ESA in Phoenix’’

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Jun 11 2019

26mins

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Rank #16: Rahul Walawalkar shares his experience of Tesla Australia energy storage project

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Tesla commissioned a 129MWh project in Southern Australia in a record 100 days. Rahul Walawalkar who visited the site recently shares his experience from the visit on this week’s episode.

Jul 11 2018

19mins

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Rank #17: Neelima Jain on how EESL is enabling large scale adoption of emerging technologies (Rebroadcast)

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After the success of driving down the LED prices and scaling up its manufacturing in India, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is now looking to create a market trigger in Electric Vehicles (EV) and energy storage. Neelima Jain shares the story of EESL and its plans for the future with Girish Shivakumar.

If you liked the episode subscribe, rate and review the podcast.

Jun 11 2018

36mins

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Rank #18: Mohua Mukherjee on a new approach for measuring global energy access (Rebroadcast)

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In recent weeks, the Indian government’s ambitious electrification programme, Saubhagya has been in news, especially after the budget. The Indian government aims to electrify all households by end of 2018.

So what does electrifying a household mean? Does it imply that households have reliable electricity? These are questions that are not unique to India. Energy access for all is now a global campaign especially after the United Nations emphasized it in the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG No 7.

However, it seems measuring energy access is not as easy as it seems and the frameworks have been evolving over the years. On this episode, Mohua Mukherjee, an international energy experts joins Girish Shivakumar for a discussion to talk about a new multi-tier framework.

Jun 04 2018

29mins

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Rank #19: Manuj Khurana shares his views on the EV roll out plan and the role of Invest India in the space

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Make in India is one of the flagship programmes of the current Indian government and there is an increased emphasis to roll out electric vehicles manufactured in India. The government agency which is the implementing arm of the Make in India program is Invest India and on today’s show Manuj Khurana from Invest India shares his views and experience in dealing with different stakeholders who are in the transition towards the roll out of electric mobility on a freewheeling chat with Girish Shivakumar.

If you liked the episode make sure to subscribe and write a review.

May 07 2018

25mins

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Rank #20: Sunil Jain talks about India’s first solar-wind hybrid project, HFE’s future plans and his outlook on the sector

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Hero Future Energies (HFE) is one of India’s leading renewable energy project developers with over a GW of solar and wind assets. Girish Shivakumar interviews Sunil Jain, CEO of HFE and discusses the company’s future plans, building India’s first solar-wind hybrid project and his outlook on India’s RE sector and its targets.

If you liked the episode, let your friends and colleagues know about it. A new podcast is released every week.

Apr 30 2018

21mins

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Kick starting deployment of innovative ESS technologies in India with UNIDO’s Innovation Challenge

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Mr Sandeep Tondon, National Programme Manager at UNIDO, shares insights about UNIDO’s innovation challenge. The winners get opportunity to receive financial support of upto $50,000, for the industry validation of ESS & eMobility solutions, which will help them move closer to the commercialization.

Also at India Energy Storage Week, IESA start-up competition winners will get opportunity to present at the investment summit on 6th November. Please check the details.

Oct 15 2020

35mins

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What to expect from World Energy Storage Day Global conference?

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Covid-19 pandemic has been a big eye opener for the entire world. Everyone learned that we do not have to always look for incremental change but can adopt to drastic changes as well. Energy Storage & eMobility topics are very much relevant in today's scenario. The WESD Global virtual conference gives opportunity to all the stakeholders hear from thought leaders across the world, sharing their experiences, their vision & goals. This will be the platform for collaboration to accelerate the adoption as well as exchange ideas beyond the boundaries of countries and continents. Be the part of this transition towards greener grid & cleaner air !!

Join us for the WESD at https://worldenergystorageday.dreamcast.in/

Sep 19 2020

21mins

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Zero emission Aviation by ZeroAvia with hydrogen fuelled electric flights

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Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO of ZeroAvia, shares about their first successful test flight of a commercial grade electric plane based on hydrogen fuelled powertrains - that moves the possibility of zero emission flight closer to reality.

Also get ready to be a part of the Global marathon event & expo on the ‘’World Energy Storage Day’’ on 22nd September.

Sep 02 2020

33mins

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Recycling the critical materials in lithium batteries by Li-Cycle Corporation

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Mr Ajay Kochhar; Co-founder, President and CEO of Li-Cycle Corporation talks about the circular economy of batteries and shares insights on a unique process that allows for the recovery over 95% of all battery-grade materials found in li-ion batteries and how do they manage to recycle any kind of li-ion battery, irrespective of the battery chemistry, previous application, form factor, and size.

Also for the global insights on the policy, technology and business landscape on ESS & EV, tune in for The World Energy Storage Day on 22nd September!!

Aug 22 2020

44mins

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Insights from building GE’s global research center in India

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Mr Alok Nanda, CEO for GE India Technology Center & CTO of GE South Asia shares insights about GE’s first largest global lab outside USA – John F Welch Technology Center, Bangalore. With 3800 plus total patents & contributing to many bests in class products by GE; JFWTC is a power-house of talented pool of people. According to Mr Nanda, government should trust industries and provide funding for industry led research, to come up with the cutting-edge world-class technology from India.

Aug 04 2020

44mins

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Success story of building a strong establishment of Indian manufacturing setup: SWELECT

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Mr R Chellappan, Founder & Managing director SWELECT (earlier Numeric Group) shares his 35+ years remarkable journey of building strong establishment of Indian manufacturing setup & going beyond Indian boundaries. He talked about state-of-the-art solar module manufacturing facility and the quality product manufacturing which is in line with Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. He also talked about the competition with imported solar PV modules & recommended some policy changes around promoting manufacturing in India. His advice to start-ups working in hardware sector is to try to get into complex power converter modules. Listen in the full interview.

Jul 22 2020

52mins

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Experience of India’s first inter city Electric Bus Operator

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Mr Prasanna Patwardhan (CMD, Prasanna Purple Mobility & President BOCI) shared his experience about operating electric buses in two cities and India’s first Inter city Electric Bus. He talked about some of the challenges with financing & infrastructure availability.  According to him, Economic case for EV adoption for buses is already strong if the per day driving distance is around 400KM and above. He sets the vision to operate electric buses wherever it makes economic sense.

Jul 03 2020

30mins

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Clean Mobility during COVID-19

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With COVID-19, automotive industry has received a major jolt and new car sales over past 3 months have dropped sharply around the world. As we start the recovery from the lockdown, response of users could shape the way EV landscapes evolves in India over next year. Mr O P Agarwal, CEO, WRI shares his perspectives on Clean mobility mission along with Clean Energy mission in India, on the background of COVID-19.

Jun 10 2020

19mins

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Story of Jeevtronics start-up: Disruptive Cardiac Innovation

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Childhood teaching of selfless activity & Prof C K Pralhad’s classes while doing MBA  motivated Ashish & Anirudhha to work for ‘’Bottom of the Pyramid’’ class of India, leaving behind their job in USA. Know more about their start-up Jeevtronics with India’s first lowest cost, dual powered, most reliable hospital grade defibrillator. The defibrillator is capable of functioning without electricity or battery anywhere, which makes a strong case for rural India, Ambulances on the roads as well as African countries. They mention the importance of good mentors in the start-up journey. 

IESA is working on launching virtual accelerator, so that we can provide regular mentoring and hand holding support to the start-ups. Would you like to join select pool of mentors or early investors?

May 18 2020

26mins

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Getting ready for a new paradigm in grid management in India

Podcast cover
Read more

India's grid successfully managed the load drop of around ~31 GW on 5th April at 9pm for 9 mins. Mr B B Mehta, Chief Engg, Gujarat SLDC shares the insights about planning & execution of this nationwide integrated operation.

He also shares learning from the event. With the growing penetration of renewables, grid operators need new tools to ensure reliability and improved power quality. Important point from the conversation is Balancing is very important element of the grid to maintain the grid discipline. Energy Storage technologies should be considered in support of dispatching the renewable, not in terms of penalties.

Apr 19 2020

25mins

Play

Role & Readiness of utilities during COVID-19

Podcast cover
Read more

Today the utility industry is facing unprecedented challenges managing the grid supply-demand equation with drastically reduced demand, due to COVID-19 lock down situation. They have financial, operational and social challenges to manage. Listen how BRPL & BYPL are prepared to face the challenges.

Apr 04 2020

20mins

Play

Dr Kale, Director CMET Interview on Center of Excellence

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr Kale, Director of Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET), Pune shares insights about areas of R&D activities at the centre. He shares focus areas of Center of Excellence including Indigenous Cathode & Anode material for lithium batteries, flexible & stretchable batteries, indigenous battery fabrication machine building and solid electrolyte for fast charging. CoE is formed to support Make In India mission. He said that scientists at CMET work on social demand and would like to work with industry & help industry to take the technology to wider section of the society.

As a part of Skill Development activity, IESA is conducting India's first hands on workshop for lithium ion cell fabrication in India in association with CMET.

Mar 04 2020

25mins

Play

RIT Battery Prototyping Center -Dr Matthew Ganter Interview

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr Matthew Ganter, Director of Battery Prototyping Center at Rochester Institute of Technology shares insights about the center. Listen in to understand how start-ups and other technology companies are utilizing the services & training provided by the center.

Also stay tuned for IESA's hands on workshop for lithium ion cell fabrication in India.

Feb 23 2020

16mins

Play

Interview of Mr Awadhesh Kumar Jha, Vice President , Charge & Drive business, Fortum

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Mr Awadhesh Kumar Jha, Vice President , Charge & Drive business, Fortum gives overview of Fortum business verticals on Global level as well as in India. He shares Fortum's plan in setting up charging infrastructure in India in 2020 and also explains few challenges private players are facing in this sector.

He is optimistic that price parity will reach sooner than estimated with ICE vehicles price going up by stringent emission norms and EV car price going down with downward trend of battery prices. According to him 2020 will create foundation for take off of EV adoption in India.

Feb 02 2020

28mins

Play

Interview of Mr Sajid Mubashir, Scientist G, DST about new Applied R&D Program for eMobility

Podcast cover
Read more

Mr Sajid Mubashir, Scientist G in Department of Science & Technology, India shares information about(new) DHI-DST Technology Platform, for Electric Mobility to implement demand driven R&D program. He talks about need of R&D for tropical EV batteries. He explains how the Industry can participate in the program, what level of technologies will be covered, how funding mechanism will work out for this innovative idea and why DST is stepping in these efforts.

Jan 22 2020

23mins

Play

Review of developments from India’s RE, EV & Energy Storage Market during 2019 by Dr Walawalkar

Podcast cover
Read more

Dr Rahul Walawalkar, Founder & President of India Energy Storage Alliance reviews key developments from India’s RE, EV & Energy Storage Market during 2019. He shares IESA’s plan for 2020, towards the larger vision to make India a Global Hub for R&D & manufacturing of advanced energy storage & EVs in coming decade.

Jan 06 2020

22mins

Play

Interview of Mr Rakesh Malhotra, Founder of SAR group, LivGurad, Mentor & Investor

Podcast cover
Read more

Mr Rakesh Malhotra shares his journey from his first startup, building Luminous brand, building Livgurad to his current focus on automobile sector & his views about India’s ESS market. Also listen in to know about IESA’s industry market reports…

Nov 30 2019

15mins

Play

Kick starting India’s ReUse & ReCycle initiative for advanced batteries.

Podcast cover
Read more

Get idea of how much raw material goes into lithium cell manufacturing, how lithium battery recycling process happen, how flow battery recycling happen & how much of the material can be recovered from the process and how India can start ReUse & Recycling of Advanced Batteries.

Nov 24 2019

16mins

Play

Exicom's story: from leading power electronics solution provider to leading ESS provider

Podcast cover
Read more

Listen in story of Exicom from leading power electronics solution provider to leading ESS provider in Stationary & EV sector. Mr Anant Nahata talks about importance of R&D, participation in end to end value chain & his focus on long term journey in the sector.

Also IESA launching Recycling initiative

Nov 24 2019

19mins

Play

Interview with Mr Alan Greenshields, Chairman, Innolith on the occasion of World Energy Storage Day

Podcast cover
Read more

A special episode on the occasion of World Energy Storage day featuring Innolith, innovative company bringing breakthrough technology to the world!

Nov 24 2019

18mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

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Great podcast on cleantech!

By ssutrave - Sep 22 2017
Read more
Significant effort put in to make millennials understand where India stands in cleantech solutions. Thank you Girish Shivakumar.