Freelance journalist, content manager and conference moderator
Ankush Kumar is a Berlin-based freelance journalist, content manager, and conference moderator who writes on energy transition and enterprise technologies. He was formerly associated with India's largest media conglomerate The Times Group, covering power utilities, coal, and renewable energy. Kumar was part of the Clean Energy Wire media study tour in 2018 to cover Germany's coal phase-out.
As a journalist, Kumar was also involved in a cross-border story on lead-acid poisoning caused by battery recycling. The story won the prestigious "Ernst-Schneider-Preis" of the German Chamber of Commerce and Trade as well as the "Deutscher Journalistenpreis – djp" of The Early Editors Club in 2019. On April 22nd, 2021, at the Second Annual Fetisov Journalism Awards his co-authored story won the 2nd prize in the category of "Contribution to Civil Rights".
Over the years he has written articles for The Caravan, Financial Express, The Economic Times, Der Spiegel, Frankfurter Rundschau, and other reputed publications.
energy and enterprise technology