Expert View – India Global Business

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Sodium-ion batteries for India’s energy transition

2020-05-12T12:37:51+00:00May 12th, 2020|Expert View - India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business|

As India prioritises electric vehicles, it will have to look at alternatives to reduce dependence on traditional lithium-ion batteries. Highlights: For electricity supply to become fully free of fossil fuels, generation from renewables will need to be stored. As renewables gain market share, many experts see a serious problem with the availability of lithium as well as its price. Sodium-ion battery technology is now emerging as a potentially viable alternative for large-scale application. India is accelerating its energy transition [...]

The case for investing in education in India

2020-05-11T04:47:04+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Expert View - India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Innovative financing structures focussed on outcomes can go a long way in bridging the education gap in India. Highlights: For individuals and families, education can lead to higher wages, improved health, and the ability to make effective choices that promote long-term prosperity. The need for directing impact investment towards education in India is urgent and important. Innovative financing structures can go a long way in bridging the education gap in India. South Asia is the second-lowest achieving region in [...]