Evidence-based Cooling Strategies for a Warming World: Assessing Supply and Demand Conditions in India’s Ceiling Fan Market

As global temperatures rise, extreme heat poses a particular risk for households with limited access to cooling. Improving access to sustainable and affordable cooling services has become a global priority.

We assess the supply and demand conditions for super-efficient fans in India, focusing in particular on harder-to-access markets where a majority of India’s poorest households live.

Meredith Fowlie, Ranjit Deshmukh, Jayendran Venkateswaran, Abhilasha Chauhan, Deepak Choudhary, Sayli Shiradkad