The transportation sector accounts for approximately 14% of global GHG emissions. As efforts towards building a new low–carbon economy gain momentum, e–mobility has emerged as a viable solution to curb tailpipe emissions. However, mainstreaming e–mobility solutions in developing countries is still an uphill battle which requires a transversal approach to boost business and technological innovation, investments, entrepreneurship, and appetite among manufacturers as well as the public.
India stands at the threshold of making a big leap towards electric vehicles in the next decade. This ORF panel at the Innovation Summit will examine the current state of e–mobility in the country and suggest a pathway for fast–paced and smooth integration of e–vehicles within the smart cities framework without affecting initiatives towards decarbonising the power sector.
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Hon. Patricia Appiagyei, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ghana
O.P. Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, WRI India
Vikrom Mathur, Senior Research Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
Carson Dalton, Senior Director, Ola Mobility Institute
Maxson Lewis, Managing Director, Magenta Power
Bahar Dutt, Environment Journalist and Author (Moderator)
The timing of this panel is from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m.