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World’s Largest Solar (Thermal) Kitchen is in Rajasthan!

October 24, 2009

Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The world’s largest solar kitchen is powered by Scheffler’s reflector technology, and is situated in Rajasthan, India. The Scheffler system is so effective that this...The world’s largest solar kitchen is powered by Scheffler’s reflector technology, and is situated in Rajasthan, India. The Scheffler system is so effective that this...
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Will ultrafast EV battery charging become commonplace by 2030?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series In its early days, charging an electric vehicle could take 8-10 hours. Surely no one...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series In its early days, charging an electric vehicle could take 8-10 hours. Surely no one...
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Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns in future?

January 3, 2024

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Uncategorized
Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns in future? When Larry Fink of BlackRock said some months back that the next 1000 unicorns will not...Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns in future? When Larry Fink of BlackRock said some months back that the next 1000 unicorns will not...
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Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns globally in the near future?

May 3, 2024

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
When Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm with over $10 trillion under management, said (check out his talk between 3:28:25 and ...When Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm with over $10 trillion under management, said (check out his talk between 3:28:25 and ...
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Will material sciences have a dominant role to play in EV industry?

January 20, 2021

CO3, E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Materials, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Until recently, conventional vehicles were dominated mainly by mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering. The former...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Until recently, conventional vehicles were dominated mainly by mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering. The former...
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Will fuel cells overtake batteries to become the dominant form of EV storage

January 20, 2021

Electric Vehicles, Green Hydrogen, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series While a large part of the electric vehicle ecosystem is investing heavily in batteries, a...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series While a large part of the electric vehicle ecosystem is investing heavily in batteries, a...
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Why software is more important to e-mobility than to conventional mobility

January 20, 2021

CO3, Digital for Decarbonization, E-mobility, Electric Cars, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series While our EVNext team was researching the various innovations from EV OEMs, Tesla of course...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series While our EVNext team was researching the various innovations from EV OEMs, Tesla of course...
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Why is there a buzz around electric aviation?

January 20, 2021

Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series In 2011, I was at a conference on biofuels at Orlando, Florida. During one of...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series In 2011, I was at a conference on biofuels at Orlando, Florida. During one of...
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What career opportunities are opening up in climate tech for India’s engineers?

May 3, 2024

Government Officials, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Engineers - especially really good engineers - are a rather interesting breed. Many of them consider their profession to be far more than just work...Engineers - especially really good engineers - are a rather interesting breed. Many of them consider their profession to be far more than just work...
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What are the viable pathways for electrification of heavy vehicles?

January 20, 2021

E-mobility, E-mobility Perspectives, Electric Vehicles, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series A large car could weigh about 1.5 tons, the largest truck could weigh 25 tons (15-20...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series A large car could weigh about 1.5 tons, the largest truck could weigh 25 tons (15-20...
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The XPrize Comes to India – Start working on your dreams

December 14, 2014

Events, Innovations, International, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  Imagine you are a nobody like me. Now imagine that you are sitting right behind Ratan Tata. Yes, THE Tata. He is sitting right in front...  Imagine you are a nobody like me. Now imagine that you are sitting right behind Ratan Tata. Yes, THE Tata. He is sitting right in front...
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The Promise and Pitfalls of Jatropha curcas

November 23, 2009

Agriculture and Forestry, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Low Carbon Food & Agri, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
High hopes and initial enthusiasm gradually gave way to a sobering reality: that finding a viable replacement for oil in the modern economy is an...High hopes and initial enthusiasm gradually gave way to a sobering reality: that finding a viable replacement for oil in the modern economy is an...
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The Million Mile Battery – is it a big deal?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Energy Storage in EVs, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series For about a year now, there has been buzz around the concept of million mile...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series For about a year now, there has been buzz around the concept of million mile...
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The Importance of Deep Tech for India’s Climate Tech – Priya Shah of Theia Ventures

January 4, 2024

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The Importance of Deep Tech for India's Climate Tech - Priya Shah of Theia Ventures If you thought the world is in the midst of...The Importance of Deep Tech for India's Climate Tech - Priya Shah of Theia Ventures If you thought the world is in the midst of...
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The Green Hydrogen Hot Air

April 3, 2024

Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Green Hydrogen, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
𝘈 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘯 𝘊𝘌𝘖𝘴 From seemingly nowhere, green hydrogen seems to be everywhere in the climate discussion.Some experts even think that the world cannot...𝘈 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘯 𝘊𝘌𝘖𝘴 From seemingly nowhere, green hydrogen seems to be everywhere in the climate discussion.Some experts even think that the world cannot...
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TERI, India’s Sustainability and Green Education Pioneer

December 6, 2009

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
When Yale University decided to establish its new Climate and Energy Institute in March the choice of Rajendra K. Pachauri to head it came as...When Yale University decided to establish its new Climate and Energy Institute in March the choice of Rajendra K. Pachauri to head it came as...
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Take-aways for Indian e-mobility startups & investors

February 26, 2020

E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, EV Status and Trends, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility...by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility...
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Sustainable Packaging: Challenges, Innovations, and Pathways Forward

April 12, 2024

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos, Waste Management, Waste Management
Scaling low-carbon materials, particularly in packaging, presents a complex set of challenges that require innovative solutions and collaboration across industries. Industry experts have shared... Scaling low-carbon materials, particularly in packaging, presents a complex set of challenges that require innovative solutions and collaboration across industries. Industry experts have shared...
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Sulabh International’s Human Waste to Energy, Low Cost Toilet Technology Honored by UN

July 6, 2009

Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management
Sulabh International is a social service organization, in New Dehli, working in the sanitation sector. The NGO’s founder Bindeshwar Pathak was honored by the Intergovernmental...Sulabh International is a social service organization, in New Dehli, working in the sanitation sector. The NGO’s founder Bindeshwar Pathak was honored by the Intergovernmental...
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Solar Water Heaters is a 120 Crore Market in India

July 18, 2010

CO3, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
That I have been impressed with solar water heaters in particular, and in the applications of solar thermal in general, has already been mentioned in...That I have been impressed with solar water heaters in particular, and in the applications of solar thermal in general, has already been mentioned in...
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Solar Power Powered by Microfinance in Rural India

October 30, 2009

Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
In India, solar-power projects, often funded by microcredit institutions, are helping the country reduce carbon emissions and achieve its goal to double the contribution of...In India, solar-power projects, often funded by microcredit institutions, are helping the country reduce carbon emissions and achieve its goal to double the contribution of...
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Solar on Rooftops – Cost of Solar Power in India – Over Rs 15 per KWh

July 12, 2009

Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Update, Sep 2012: Please note that this blog post was originally written way back in the dark ages - in Jul 2009 - though a...Update, Sep 2012: Please note that this blog post was originally written way back in the dark ages - in Jul 2009 - though a...
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Solar Cell Phones from Samsung, Others – Hit in Kenya, in India?

August 27, 2009

Corporate Leaders, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
August 21, 2009Will Indians start using solar-powered cell phones in a big way?The solar phone is expected to be a great success in Kenya.That's because...August 21, 2009Will Indians start using solar-powered cell phones in a big way?The solar phone is expected to be a great success in Kenya.That's because...
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Small Wind Turbines, Especially VAWTs Look Cool, But Don’t Have Cool Paybacks!

August 11, 2012

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Wind Energy
Even as they become more common, small-scale wind turbines remain a source of dispute in the renewable energy community, says this article. And I completely...Even as they become more common, small-scale wind turbines remain a source of dispute in the renewable energy community, says this article. And I completely...
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Skyshade – Using Sunlight Direct for Lighting

February 1, 2014

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Financial Investors, Green Buildings, Net Zero by Narsi, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
A recent article in Business Line about its product brought back to my memory Skyshade, an interesting Hyderabad-based company. Skyshade provides sustainable lighting solutions using...A recent article in Business Line about its product brought back to my memory Skyshade, an interesting Hyderabad-based company. Skyshade provides sustainable lighting solutions using...
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Revealing Impactful Innovations: Key Takeaways from CLIMAFIX Summit 2023 Inauguration

February 22, 2024

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The CLIMAFIX Summit 2023's inauguration session witnessed key figures in climate innovation and academia sharing insights and commitments. Organizers reflected on the event's evolution,... The CLIMAFIX Summit 2023's inauguration session witnessed key figures in climate innovation and academia sharing insights and commitments. Organizers reflected on the event's evolution,...
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Retaining Great Talent in Fast-Growing Startups: Illumine Industries’ Approach

April 18, 2024

By Stakeholders, Interviews, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
In the fast-paced world of startups, talent retention is a crucial factor for sustained success. Illumine Industries, an Indian-based startup specializing in engineering and... In the fast-paced world of startups, talent retention is a crucial factor for sustained success. Illumine Industries, an Indian-based startup specializing in engineering and...
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Renewable Energy Opportunities for Indian Entrepreneurs

June 28, 2010

CO3, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The last one week was quite fascinating for me - I had six different meetings, each with entrepreneurs/businessmen from diverse sectors, but all having a...The last one week was quite fascinating for me - I had six different meetings, each with entrepreneurs/businessmen from diverse sectors, but all having a...
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Renewable Energy @ Tirumala

May 26, 2009

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
You would hardly call me a religious chap, but even an agnostic like me has to visit the Tirumala temple at Tirupathi - well, there...You would hardly call me a religious chap, but even an agnostic like me has to visit the Tirumala temple at Tirupathi - well, there...
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Qualities Needed in a Cleantech Entrepreneur

December 26, 2013

Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Does an entrepreneur venturing into cleantech / sustainability need to have qualities for success that are different from those required for other industries? If yes,...Does an entrepreneur venturing into cleantech / sustainability need to have qualities for success that are different from those required for other industries? If yes,...
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Putting oil back into the ground for decarbonization

April 3, 2024

Corporate Carbon Management, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Climpact from CliDemy - the Climate Academy provides curated updates on actions & solutions that have the potential to provide high climate & decarbonization benefits.==A...Climpact from CliDemy - the Climate Academy provides curated updates on actions & solutions that have the potential to provide high climate & decarbonization benefits.==A...
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Off-Grid Solar for Rural India – Understanding the Market

December 24, 2011

Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The rapid development and versatility of solar PV has provided the rural community with wide variety of choices, regardless of the capacity/size or location. Despite...The rapid development and versatility of solar PV has provided the rural community with wide variety of choices, regardless of the capacity/size or location. Despite...
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Off Grid Solar Opportunities Beyond Telecom Industry

December 17, 2011

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
For many people, off grid industry is all about roof top solar power and telecom industry applications. However, the industry is much beyond that. It...For many people, off grid industry is all about roof top solar power and telecom industry applications. However, the industry is much beyond that. It...
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Niche Opportunities for Startups and Entrepreneurs in Off-grid Solar PV

September 9, 2012

Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
An Italian startup, Sol Chip Ltd., is developing solar energy systems for electronic and mobile devices. The company's processors use solar energy to recharge the...An Italian startup, Sol Chip Ltd., is developing solar energy systems for electronic and mobile devices. The company's processors use solar energy to recharge the...
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Niche Cleantech, Renewable Energy Opportunities for VCs/PEs in India

October 15, 2010

Energy Efficiency, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
VCs and PEs would love to invest in companies that are unique in what they provide; but it is very difficult to identify such companies,...VCs and PEs would love to invest in companies that are unique in what they provide; but it is very difficult to identify such companies,...
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My Visit to NCPRE – National Centre for PV Research & Education, IIT Bombay

August 14, 2015

Colleges, Energy Education, Innovations, Mumbai, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I had been to NCPRE at IIT Bombay, about a month back. Had been intending to do this for almost a year, and finally did....I had been to NCPRE at IIT Bombay, about a month back. Had been intending to do this for almost a year, and finally did....
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Looking for Investors – Attractive Biomass Pellet Project in North India

August 24, 2016

Bio Energy, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, New Delhi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Sub: Attractive Biomass Pelleting Business Looking for Equity Investors Introduction to India's Largest Biomass Pelleting Plant Recently, I had the opportunity to meet an interesting...Sub: Attractive Biomass Pelleting Business Looking for Equity Investors Introduction to India's Largest Biomass Pelleting Plant Recently, I had the opportunity to meet an interesting...
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Long-duration energy storage – Climate action basics

April 3, 2024

Energy Storage, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘴 is a series of posts done by CliDemy - the Climate Academy. The goal is to provide effective awareness about specific topics...𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘴 is a series of posts done by CliDemy - the Climate Academy. The goal is to provide effective awareness about specific topics...
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Lithium Urban shows the way in running a profitable EV business

February 13, 2020

Corporate Leaders, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility sector. A...  This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility sector. A...
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Leveraging GenAI for decarbonization data dive

April 21, 2024

Corporate Leaders, Digital for Decarbonization, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
𝘍𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 I had an intern (Nikita A ) experiment with this idea: Take a useful data point from a recent news item...𝘍𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 I had an intern (Nikita A ) experiment with this idea: Take a useful data point from a recent news item...
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Jatropha Seed Prices in India – What Exactly is the Number?

December 26, 2009

Biofuels, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I have mentioned in an earlier blog post that you will find it hard to get an authentic quote for Jatropha oil in India.An equally...I have mentioned in an earlier blog post that you will find it hard to get an authentic quote for Jatropha oil in India.An equally...
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Jatropha Needs As Much Water as Any Other Energy Crop?

July 6, 2009

Biofuels, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Here's another article that questions the hype about Jatropha needing little inputs for growth.A comprehensive new analysis of water use in biofuel crop production finds...Here's another article that questions the hype about Jatropha needing little inputs for growth.A comprehensive new analysis of water use in biofuel crop production finds...
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Jatropha Gold Rush – Perhaps More Thought Required?

May 16, 2009

Biofuels, Biofuels, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
It's becoming fairly clear to many that jatropha is not the magical biofuel crop that it was hyped to be. To be fair to the...It's becoming fairly clear to many that jatropha is not the magical biofuel crop that it was hyped to be. To be fair to the...
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Is there more to electric vehicles than electric cars, scooters, bikes, buses and trucks?

January 20, 2021

Corporate Leaders, E-mobility, E-mobility Perspectives, Electric Cars, Electric Two-wheelers and Three-wheelers, Electric Vehicle, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series You bet! There is so much transport around us that we just take it for...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series You bet! There is so much transport around us that we just take it for...
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Is price the biggest challenge for mass adoption of electric vehicles in India? Cannot disagree more!

February 12, 2020

Corporate Leaders, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility sector. It...  This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility sector. It...
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Is plant-based meat an effective alternative to cut down CO2 emissions?

May 3, 2024

Agriculture and Forestry, CO3, Financial Investors, Food & Beverages, Low Carbon Food & Agri, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What is common to the celeb couple Virat Kohli/Anushka Sharma & Genelia/Riteish Deshmukh? Both of them are co-founders / investors in Indian plant-based meat startups....What is common to the celeb couple Virat Kohli/Anushka Sharma & Genelia/Riteish Deshmukh? Both of them are co-founders / investors in Indian plant-based meat startups....
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Is micromobility a big deal for EVs?

January 20, 2021

Electric Vehicle Segments, Electric Vehicles, Government Officials, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Micro-mobility refers to very short distance transportation - of the kind almost every one of...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Micro-mobility refers to very short distance transportation - of the kind almost every one of...
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Is it possible for small battery startups to beat big giants?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, E-mobility, E-mobility Perspectives, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series The battery is a fairly old industry, over 100 years old. (The very first lead-acid...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series The battery is a fairly old industry, over 100 years old. (The very first lead-acid...
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Is age an asset – and not a handicap – for climate startup founders?

January 4, 2024

Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Is age an asset - and not a handicap - for climate startup founders? When I did my first startup - and that was during...Is age an asset - and not a handicap - for climate startup founders? When I did my first startup - and that was during...
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Innovate or Suffocate – Solar Industry’s Watershed Moment

August 1, 2015

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  (A more detailed version of this article was published on LinkedIn - see here for the article) There's a dark secret about the sunny solar...  (A more detailed version of this article was published on LinkedIn - see here for the article) There's a dark secret about the sunny solar...
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Industry Leaders Unite to Confront Water Management Hurdles and Foster Innovation

April 18, 2024

By Decarbonization Domain, By Stakeholders, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos, Water Sustainability, Water Sustainability
In recent years, the water sector has emerged as a critical area of focus due to increasing concerns about water scarcity, pollution, and sustainability.... In recent years, the water sector has emerged as a critical area of focus due to increasing concerns about water scarcity, pollution, and sustainability....
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Industry Experts Advocate Innovations in Electric Mobility to Tackle Climate Change

April 12, 2024

Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Road Transport, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
Climate Tech Experts and Innovators gathered to delve into the pressing need for innovation in Electric Mobility (EV) to address climate change concerns. The... Climate Tech Experts and Innovators gathered to delve into the pressing need for innovation in Electric Mobility (EV) to address climate change concerns. The...
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Indian Telecom Companies Experimenting with Solar, Wind, Biofuels

November 13, 2009

Corporate Leaders, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Flexibility to use in off-grid areas, and potential to carry equipment higher than a cell tower attracts telcos to high altitude wind solutionSeveral telcos in...Flexibility to use in off-grid areas, and potential to carry equipment higher than a cell tower attracts telcos to high altitude wind solutionSeveral telcos in...
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Indian Roads Made Out of Recycled Plastic

November 24, 2009

CO3, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management
A company in India has found an innovative solution to plastic garbage.Ahmed Khan’s company in Bangalore, is trying to use recycled plastic to solve two...A company in India has found an innovative solution to plastic garbage.Ahmed Khan’s company in Bangalore, is trying to use recycled plastic to solve two...
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Indian EV Adoption Trends 2020-2030 – Drivers, Challenges and Constraints

February 26, 2020

Corporate Leaders, E-mobility, E-mobility Perspectives, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility...by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the Indian e-mobility...
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Indian Energy Service Companies (ESCO) on the Rise

May 4, 2009

Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Startups & Entrepreneurs
In the last few years, at least 26 of these expert firms, called energy service companies (ESCO), have sprung up in India. G.C. Datta Roy...In the last few years, at least 26 of these expert firms, called energy service companies (ESCO), have sprung up in India. G.C. Datta Roy...
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Indian E-mobility Startup Trends

February 28, 2020

E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, EV Companies and Startups, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm...Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm...
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India’s Solar Sisters

June 14, 2010

Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The Barefoot College, an Indian institution, embraces a novel and refreshing development ethos. Shunning the patriarchal mentality typical among organizations working with the rural poor,...The Barefoot College, an Indian institution, embraces a novel and refreshing development ethos. Shunning the patriarchal mentality typical among organizations working with the rural poor,...
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India Solar Water Heaters – Domestic and Industrial – Status and Prospects

December 21, 2009

Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
While the whole world - and India - is focussing on solar PV, the other solar counterpart, solar thermal, has enormous potential as a renewable...While the whole world - and India - is focussing on solar PV, the other solar counterpart, solar thermal, has enormous potential as a renewable...
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India Biodiesel Potential and Market Size

December 26, 2009

Biofuels, CO3, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The biodiesel industry in India is at a crossroads.On the one hand, the government of India regularly comes up with policies and "mandates" that are...The biodiesel industry in India is at a crossroads.On the one hand, the government of India regularly comes up with policies and "mandates" that are...
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Implications of Hydrogen’s Low Volumetric Energy Density

April 3, 2024

Green Hydrogen, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
(All my decarbonization posts here - 𝐍𝐞𝐭 𝐙𝐞𝐫𝐨 𝐛𝐲 𝐍𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐢 - ) In an earlier post ( ), we saw how hydrogen has...(All my decarbonization posts here - 𝐍𝐞𝐭 𝐙𝐞𝐫𝐨 𝐛𝐲 𝐍𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐢 - ) In an earlier post ( ), we saw how hydrogen has...
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Hydrogen from biomass – Bio-hydrogen

April 21, 2024

Energy Storage, Green Hydrogen, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
In most cases, green hydrogen is spoken of in conjunction with electrolysis of water. In fact, definitions of GH2 even by some fairly authoritative sources...In most cases, green hydrogen is spoken of in conjunction with electrolysis of water. In fact, definitions of GH2 even by some fairly authoritative sources...
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Hydrogen “Pipeline in the Sky”

April 21, 2024

Energy Storage, Green Hydrogen, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Last year, when my team was researching all sorts of innovations along the entire green hydrogen value chain for some of our consulting clients, the...Last year, when my team was researching all sorts of innovations along the entire green hydrogen value chain for some of our consulting clients, the...
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How safe are electric scooters?

May 3, 2024

Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The recent spate of eletric vehicle (especially scooter) battery fires has every EV user and prospective user wondering if electric vehicles are as safe as...The recent spate of eletric vehicle (especially scooter) battery fires has every EV user and prospective user wondering if electric vehicles are as safe as...
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How EVs are viewed differently in different countries

January 20, 2021

Corporate Leaders, Electric Cars, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Depending on who you are, electric vehicles might either be viewed as a rich man's vehicle,...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Depending on who you are, electric vehicles might either be viewed as a rich man's vehicle,...
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How can renewable energy really become disruptive?

April 2, 2010

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The following was the article I included in the recently dispatched newsletter. Thought I'd include it in the blog as well. How can renewable energy...The following was the article I included in the recently dispatched newsletter. Thought I'd include it in the blog as well. How can renewable energy...
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GreenValue Makes Polyphenols from Biomass in India

October 31, 2009

Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Polyphenols from paper and pulp processing could offer nutraceutical benefits for humans and are already making a dent in the ag sector.About two million people...Polyphenols from paper and pulp processing could offer nutraceutical benefits for humans and are already making a dent in the ag sector.About two million people...
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Green Jobs in Indian Corporate Corridor

November 7, 2009

Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Companies with an urge to be politically correct and responsible are spawning a new breed of managers to spearhead their green initiatives. As a result,...Companies with an urge to be politically correct and responsible are spawning a new breed of managers to spearhead their green initiatives. As a result,...
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Green Hydrogen Storage – What are the key innovations for green hydrogen storage in tanks, cascades, and onships?

March 2, 2024

Energy Storage, Green hydrogen, Hydrogen Economy, Hydrogen Storage, Logistics, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What are the key innovations for green hydrogen storage in tanks, cascades, and onships? The storage of green hydrogen is crucial for its viability as...What are the key innovations for green hydrogen storage in tanks, cascades, and onships? The storage of green hydrogen is crucial for its viability as...
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Green Hydrogen Ladder

April 3, 2024

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Green Hydrogen, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘥𝘦𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝒂𝒍𝒔𝒐 𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 I had been posting last couple of days on the characteristics and challenges with the...𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘥𝘦𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝒂𝒍𝒔𝒐 𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 I had been posting last couple of days on the characteristics and challenges with the...
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Green Hydrogen and Power2X – What are the current real world applications of Power2X at scale ?

March 2, 2024

Emerging Hydrogen Processes, Energy Storage, Financial Investors, Green Hydrogen, Green hydrogen, Hydrogen Economy, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What are the current real world applications of Power2X at scale ? Power-to-X (P2X) technology, where "X" stands for various applications such as fuels, chemicals,...What are the current real world applications of Power2X at scale ? Power-to-X (P2X) technology, where "X" stands for various applications such as fuels, chemicals,...
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Green Buildings in India – A Fast Growing Phenomenon

December 6, 2009

Energy Efficiency, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The green building concept is swiftly catching up in the country partly because of government sops and partly because of the marketing strategy of real...The green building concept is swiftly catching up in the country partly because of government sops and partly because of the marketing strategy of real...
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Green Building Materials – A Diverse Set of Emerging Business Opportunities

February 2, 2014

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Energy Efficiency, Government Officials, Green Buildings, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
A zero energy building from BEDZED - Beddington Zero Energy Development   Can you believe that green building materials could be a 10 lac crore...A zero energy building from BEDZED - Beddington Zero Energy Development   Can you believe that green building materials could be a 10 lac crore...
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Green and Eco Chemicals – A $100+ Billion Dollar Opportunity?

February 1, 2014

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Innovations, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  Here's a sector that should make entrepreneurs drool. A sector that rarely gets highlighted in the press. To a large extent, visible only to...  Here's a sector that should make entrepreneurs drool. A sector that rarely gets highlighted in the press. To a large extent, visible only to...
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From Waste to Value: Insights and Solutions from Waste Management Innovators

April 12, 2024

By Decarbonization Domain, By Stakeholders, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Sectors, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Types of Insights, Videos, Waste Management, Waste Management
Waste management is a pressing global issue with far-reaching environmental and economic implications. As businesses and communities seek sustainable solutions, industry leaders are at... Waste management is a pressing global issue with far-reaching environmental and economic implications. As businesses and communities seek sustainable solutions, industry leaders are at...
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Energy Savings Possibilities in India are Enormous

April 28, 2009

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I can fully appreciate and agree with the following opinion from this post "How about investing 12,000 dollars a year, a payback time of nine...I can fully appreciate and agree with the following opinion from this post "How about investing 12,000 dollars a year, a payback time of nine...
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Emerging opportunities in green chemicals for startups & entrepreneurs

January 3, 2024

CO3, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Welcoming Sivaram Pillai of Proklean to the CLIMAFIX SUMMIT 2022, Nov 25 & 26, Chennai - Globally, the chemicals industry is a sizable contributor...Welcoming Sivaram Pillai of Proklean to the CLIMAFIX SUMMIT 2022, Nov 25 & 26, Chennai - Globally, the chemicals industry is a sizable contributor...
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Electric Scooters and Motorbikes – A Sweet Spot for India?

June 14, 2010

Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Earlier today, I read news analysis of electric scooters/motorbikes in India. The author had an interesting perspective, and I will share it here Those following...Earlier today, I read news analysis of electric scooters/motorbikes in India. The author had an interesting perspective, and I will share it here Those following...
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EAI Club – Network with Indian Renewable Energy Professional

May 7, 2010

Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
As a renewable energy enthusiast in India, you would have surely felt the need for an online platform where you can meet and interact with...As a renewable energy enthusiast in India, you would have surely felt the need for an online platform where you can meet and interact with...
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Diversifying Renewable Energy in India: Opportunities in Biomass, Biofuels, and Solar Thermal

April 12, 2024

Biomass, By Decarbonization Domain, CO3, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Thermal, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
India has made significant strides in renewable energy in recent years, particularly in solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind sectors. However, a vast potential in... India has made significant strides in renewable energy in recent years, particularly in solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind sectors. However, a vast potential in...
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Designing a Sustainable Future: The Critical Role of Engineering in Climate Technology

April 18, 2024

By Stakeholders, Interviews, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
In the constantly shifting world of climate technology, design plays a pivotal role in shaping the efficacy and safety of solutions aimed at combatting... In the constantly shifting world of climate technology, design plays a pivotal role in shaping the efficacy and safety of solutions aimed at combatting...
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Death of Lead Acid Batteries – Greatly Exaggerated?

March 4, 2020

Batteries, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Introduction At EAI's consulting division and more so at EV Next, our specialty consulting division for e-mobility and electric vehicles, we get a number of...Introduction At EAI's consulting division and more so at EV Next, our specialty consulting division for e-mobility and electric vehicles, we get a number of...
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Creating Climate Wealth by Jigar Shah – Book Review

February 15, 2014

CO3, Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I had been wanting to read Jigar Shah's book Creating Climate Wealth for a while now. Jigar Shah is the founder of SunEdison, which pioneered...I had been wanting to read Jigar Shah's book Creating Climate Wealth for a while now. Jigar Shah is the founder of SunEdison, which pioneered...
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Could solar power play a big role in the EVs ecosystem?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions, but that does not mean your trip on the...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions, but that does not mean your trip on the...
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Climate Innovation Series from CLIMAFIX

April 25, 2024

CO3, Financial Investors, Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
CLIMAFIX, the division of EAI focussing on climate tech innovations, has been assisting Indian climate startups & innovators since 2022. CLIMAFIX also organizes the popular...CLIMAFIX, the division of EAI focussing on climate tech innovations, has been assisting Indian climate startups & innovators since 2022. CLIMAFIX also organizes the popular...
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Cleantech Innovation – Learning from the Proximity of Silicon Valley Ecosystem

November 27, 2013

Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I was in Silicon Valley last one week, and my cousin was kind enough to take me on a whirlwind tour of the silicon valley...I was in Silicon Valley last one week, and my cousin was kind enough to take me on a whirlwind tour of the silicon valley...
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Chetan Maini’s Dream and the Reva Electric Car

July 23, 2009

Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
A nice article from Financial Times on how the idea for the Reva Electric car started and its journey from being a dream under an...A nice article from Financial Times on how the idea for the Reva Electric car started and its journey from being a dream under an...
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Charting the Course for India’s Energy Storage: Insights and Strategies from Industry Experts

April 12, 2024

CO3, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
Climate tech experts explored the future of energy storage, uncovering key insights and strategies that could shape the landscape of this rapidly evolving sector.... Climate tech experts explored the future of energy storage, uncovering key insights and strategies that could shape the landscape of this rapidly evolving sector....
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CEO Insights: Illumine-i Industries’ Journey to Sustainable Growth Through Bootstrapping

April 18, 2024

Financial Investors, Interviews, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Types of Insights, Videos
From its inception to its current focus on sustainability and growth, this conversation offers valuable insights into the entrepreneurial landscape and the power of... From its inception to its current focus on sustainability and growth, this conversation offers valuable insights into the entrepreneurial landscape and the power of...
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Castor oil – oil that could be big part of future

November 23, 2013

Biofuels, CO3, Government Officials, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
If I told you I am gonna talk a fascinating oil, the last oil you would think of would be castor oil. But that is...If I told you I am gonna talk a fascinating oil, the last oil you would think of would be castor oil. But that is...
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Capital Costs for Starch and Cellulosic Ethanol for Fuel Plants in India

December 26, 2009

Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What are the capital costs for setting up ethanol to fuel plants?The answer to this question depends on whether you are looking at deriving ethanol...What are the capital costs for setting up ethanol to fuel plants?The answer to this question depends on whether you are looking at deriving ethanol...
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Capital Costs for Biodiesel Plants in India – For Standalone and Integrated Plants

December 26, 2009

Biodiesel, Biofuels, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What are the capital costs for setting up a biodiesel plant in India? The answer depends on whether you are setting up an integrated biodiesel...What are the capital costs for setting up a biodiesel plant in India? The answer depends on whether you are setting up an integrated biodiesel...
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Can Price be A Strategic Lever for Inducing Sustainability?

December 10, 2010

Bioplastics, Corporate Leaders, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management
I have been in Delhi last couple of days, and today I had to travel the length and breadth of Delhi for three meetings -...I have been in Delhi last couple of days, and today I had to travel the length and breadth of Delhi for three meetings -...
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Can entirely new battery chemistries overtake Li-ion chemistry?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Li-ion is the dominant standard for batteries for the e-mobility industry. And most industry experts...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Li-ion is the dominant standard for batteries for the e-mobility industry. And most industry experts...
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Buildings are responsible for 35% CO2 emissions

April 3, 2024

Energy Efficiency, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Buildings are massive consumers of energy. In the US, they consume almost 75% of all electricity and are responsible for 35% of the country's CO2...Buildings are massive consumers of energy. In the US, they consume almost 75% of all electricity and are responsible for 35% of the country's CO2...
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Brazil Battles Problems in Jatropha as Biodiesel Feedstock

November 3, 2009

Biofuels, Corporate Leaders, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Like other countries which are experimenting on it, Brazil is similarly encountering snags in the cultivation of jatropha as potential feedstock for biodiesel.This country, which...Like other countries which are experimenting on it, Brazil is similarly encountering snags in the cultivation of jatropha as potential feedstock for biodiesel.This country, which...
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Biopolymers and Bioplastics – A Disruptive Business Opportunity in India and Worldwide?

January 29, 2014

Bioplastics, CO3, Corporate Sustainability, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Materials, Pollution, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management
I have been watching the bioplastics and biopolymers market with great interest last few years. And I am sure I am not alone. Plastics has...I have been watching the bioplastics and biopolymers market with great interest last few years. And I am sure I am not alone. Plastics has...
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Biomethanation in India – Biogas Potential, Trends and Prospects

December 26, 2009

Biogas & CBG, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Biogas is primarily methane that is generated from an anaerobic digestion of organic wastes by microorganisms. It is a relatively simple and economical method to...Biogas is primarily methane that is generated from an anaerobic digestion of organic wastes by microorganisms. It is a relatively simple and economical method to...
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Biodegradable sanitary napkins from Aakar Innovations: Solving the problems around women menstruation in an environment-friendly way

January 20, 2017

Bioplastics, Government Officials, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management
Over the last century, our society has become heavily and widely reliant on disposable plastics, which has now become a severe environmental threat globally. Sanitary...Over the last century, our society has become heavily and widely reliant on disposable plastics, which has now become a severe environmental threat globally. Sanitary...
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Are innovations possible in mature products such as electric motors?

January 20, 2021

CO3, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, EV Innovations, EV Motors, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series History tells us that the very first electric motor was made by Thomas Davenport of Vermont,...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series History tells us that the very first electric motor was made by Thomas Davenport of Vermont,...
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Are Green Sectors Indeed Blue?

December 26, 2013

Energy Investments, Financial Investors, Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I get a number of people calling me almost on a regular basis with stars in their eyes - they want to start a business...I get a number of people calling me almost on a regular basis with stars in their eyes - they want to start a business...
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Are EVs just conventional cars with batteries in place of IC engines?

January 20, 2021

Corporate Leaders, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series It's easy to think of electric cars as conventional cars in which the ICE has...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series It's easy to think of electric cars as conventional cars in which the ICE has...
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Are EV startups different from startups in other industries?

January 20, 2021

Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, EV Companies and Startups, EV Innovations, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Strategy
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series E-mobility and electric vehicles present an exciting domain for startups. For many bright brains from the sciences and...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series E-mobility and electric vehicles present an exciting domain for startups. For many bright brains from the sciences and...
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Are durable bioplastics the real growth story for the bioplastics sector?

February 6, 2017

Bioplastics, CO3, Corporate Leaders, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Materials, Net Zero by Narsi, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Introduction The motivational driver to the innovation of bioplastics technology was to tackle our addiction to the disposable-everything habit. The disposable-everything eased our lives, but...Introduction The motivational driver to the innovation of bioplastics technology was to tackle our addiction to the disposable-everything habit. The disposable-everything eased our lives, but...
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Algae Wastewater Treatment

November 23, 2013

Net Zero by Narsi, Pollution, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Waste Management, Waste Management, Water
Water is touted by many as the new oil. Well, you know what, we might be able to just about live without oil, but we...Water is touted by many as the new oil. Well, you know what, we might be able to just about live without oil, but we...
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Akshayakalpa Organic’s Eco-Conscious Initiatives

April 12, 2024

Agriculture & Food, Corporate Leaders, Low Carbon Food & Agri, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Types of Insights, Videos, Waste Management, Waste Management
In the vast expanse of the organic dairy sector, where sustainability meets excellence, one name stands out: Akshayakalpa Organic. With over 13 years of... In the vast expanse of the organic dairy sector, where sustainability meets excellence, one name stands out: Akshayakalpa Organic. With over 13 years of...
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AI for Green Hydrogen – What are the various ways by which AI helps in Green Hydrogen Economy ?

March 2, 2024

Computers & Software, Digital for Decarbonization, Energy Storage, Green hydrogen, Green Hydrogen, Hydrogen Economy, Researchers, Startups & Entrepreneurs
What are the various ways by which AI helps in Green Hydrogen Economy ? Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a crucial role in advancing the Green...What are the various ways by which AI helps in Green Hydrogen Economy ? Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a crucial role in advancing the Green...
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Advancing Energy Efficiency in India: Opportunities, Challenges, and Collaborative Solutions

April 12, 2024

By Decarbonization Domain, By Stakeholders, CO3, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Sectors, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Types of Insights, Videos
The conversation revolved around the immense potential for energy efficiency solutions, especially in the realms of cooling and heating technologies, within the Indian context.... The conversation revolved around the immense potential for energy efficiency solutions, especially in the realms of cooling and heating technologies, within the Indian context....
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Addressing Hurdles and Propelling Progress in the Low-Carbon Food Industry: Expert Insights

April 15, 2024

Agriculture & Forestry, Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Food & Beverages, Low Carbon Food & Agri, Net Zero by Narsi, Panel Discussions, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Videos
Industry leaders engaged in a comprehensive exploration of the challenges and solutions within the low-carbon food sector. Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi), Director, EAI, moderated the... Industry leaders engaged in a comprehensive exploration of the challenges and solutions within the low-carbon food sector. Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi), Director, EAI, moderated the...
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90% of a car’s fuel is spent on transporting metal, plastic and rubber

April 29, 2024

Energy Efficiency, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
A car weighs over 1000 Kg but most times carries a human weighing less than 100 Kg. 90% of fuel - and emissions - are...A car weighs over 1000 Kg but most times carries a human weighing less than 100 Kg. 90% of fuel - and emissions - are...
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2008 to 2023 – how aviation biofuels just did not fly

April 3, 2024

Biofuels, Financial Investors, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs
When I founded EAI in 2008, one of the real inspirations was biofuels - especially aviation biofuels (as I had earlier worked in the travel...When I founded EAI in 2008, one of the real inspirations was biofuels - especially aviation biofuels (as I had earlier worked in the travel...
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