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The working paper, identifies specific battery technologies that are preferred for powering e-buses in different geographical locations across the world and assesses their performance under different environmental conditions. The paper studies how different stress factors contribute to the…

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Dr. Parveen Kumar

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Pawan Mulukutla

, Priyansh Doshi Jan 2024
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The global transportation sector, responsible for 25% of energy consumption and 28% of greenhouse gas emissions, faces climate challenges. Freight vehicles, 3% of the vehicular population, contribute significantly to emissions. The e-FAST India initiative, launched on September 7, 2022,…

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Bengaluru is one of the fastest-growing cities in India. The pressure of urbanization has impacted not only the natural resources and ecological networks in the city region but also the city’s liveability.

To tackle these challenges, Bengaluru joined the C40 Cities network in 2017 and as…

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Shrimoyee Bhattacharya

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Sruthi Subbanna

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Nanduri Prashanti

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Praseeda Mukundan

, Chetan Venkataramana Naika Nov 2023
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By 2030, about 90 percent of the lithium-ion battery (LIB) market will be driven by electric vehicles (EVs). The growing EV market is expected create 1.2 million tons of recycling opportunities and over 200 gigawatt-hour (GWh) of second-life utilization opportunities for retired LIBs. Following…

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The mobility of people and goods is a key driver of economic growth. Equitable access to mobility is an essential prerequisite for creating healthy, resilient, and empowered communities that can engage in economic and social activities. However, vulnerable groups, especially women and girls,…

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Harshita Jamba

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Chaitanya Kanuri

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Pawan Mulukutla

, Aravinda Devaraj Sep 2023
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This conference proceedings examines the policies and regulations needed to enable the reuse and recycling of retired electric vehicle (EV) batteries in India. The document summarizes the proceedings of a focused group discussion hosted by WRI India in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft…

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There is now global evidence that it is cities and their immediate regions that drive economic growth. This report studies the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), which accommodates India’s foremost economic agglomeration, through an economic geography lens that closely synergizes with urban…

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WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities (previously EMBARQ India) has maintained a presence in Bengaluru since 2010. It has served as a key change agent for sustainable development, starting with mobility and moving more broadly to urban development, related services such as energy and…

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Jaya Dhindaw

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Madhav Pai

, Jul 2023
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This working paper examines the growth and challenges of public bicycle-sharing (PBS) systems in India, within the context of global efforts towards low-carbon transport. While many Indian cities initially adopted rental-based PBS systems with limited bicycle availability, Mysuru, Bhopal, and…

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Azra Khan

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Advait Jani

, Amit Bhatt, Sarika Panda Jul 2023
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Poor access (last-mile connectivity) to metro rail systems in India has contributed to lower-than-planned ridership, causing the underutilization of over US$25 billion in investments in the sector. There is little understanding of what metro commuters seek from their last-mile commute. This…

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Sowmya M

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Sudeept Maiti

, Aloke Mukherjee, Archana Balachandran, Prasanna Kumar Ganesh Jul 2023
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