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Harsimran Kaur

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I am a researcher in the field of sustainable transport, currently working with the International Council on Clean Transportation on electrifying heavy-duty vehicles in India.

International Council on Clean Transportation, Researcher
, New Delhi

Harsimran Kaur is a Researcher for ICCT’s Electric Vehicles and Heavy-Duty Vehicles programs in India. At ICCT, her research focuses on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of alternative fuel technologies for heavy-duty vehicles and the feasibility of the deployment of zero-emission trucks in India. Prior to joining ICCT, Harsimran was a researcher at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) where she focused on analysing the macroeconomic impacts of the EV transition and using high-frequency datasets to understand the challenges with bus transport in India. Harsimran holds a master’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from TERI School of Advanced Studies (Delhi, India) and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from GGS Indraprastha University (Delhi, India).

Transport and Climate Change Week [GIZ]: Costs and benefits analysis of fuel-efficient technologies, 2023

UrbanShift forum [C40]: Scaling up zero-emission trucks in India, 2023

Electrical Mobility - Optimizing EV charging infrastructure [CSIR CRRI]: Electrification possibilities for HDVs, 2023

India Clean Transportation Summit [ICCT]: Crafting effective policies for clean transport, 2023

Harsimran Kaur, Anirudh Narla, 2022: Support Battery electric Trucks in the Delhi EV Policy 2.0, ICCT (https://theicct.org/publication/hdv-india-delhi-ev-policy-jun23/)

Harsimran Kaur, 2021: Does India's EV market growth signal the end of petrol pumps? Not yet, CEEW (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/renewables/does-indias-ev-market-growth-signal-the-end-of-petrol-pumps-not-yet/articleshow/87946761.cms)

Harsimran Kaur, 2021: EV regulation. EVs need regulatory charge, CEEW (https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/evs-need-regulatory-charge/article34552060.ece)

Abhinav Soman, Harsimran Kaur, Himani Jain, Karthik Ganesan, 2020: India's Electric Vehicle Transition, CEEW (https://www.ceew.in/publications/indias-electric-vehicle-transition-electric-mobility-support-sustainable-economic-recovery)

Abhinav Soman, Harsimran Kaur, Karthik Ganesan, 2019: How Urban India Moves, CEEW (https://www.ceew.in/publications/sustainable-and-green-mobility-in-urban-india)

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