How energy demand for cooling in India’s cities is changing

Sustainable methods should be implemented as the demand for cooling technology grows. Image: Unsplash/Sergio Capuzzimati

Dr Radhika Khosla

Research Director , Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development


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Forty-three per cent of households own one AC. Image: Dr Radhika Khosla et al
The average number of hours of AC usage is 5.4 hours. Image: Dr Radhika Khosla et al
The most popular choice is AC with a three-star rating. Image: Dr Radhika Khosla et al
This graph shows that there are gender differentiations towards the level of involvement with and knowledge of AC within households. Image: Dr Radhika Khosla et al

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