Capacity for Change: Understanding the Renewable Energy Scenario in India | Centre for Science and Environment

Capacity for Change: Understanding the Renewable Energy Scenario in India



Want to know what the buzz about energy and renewable is all about?

Participate in this new course to update yourself on new and exciting developments. Choose smart and be the first to know. Empower yourself with CSE’s forthcoming new report on the state of renewable energy.

Get yourselves informed and learn from CSE’s years of experience about renewable energy. Hear from experts in the field and learn from experts, academics and practitioners on how it can make or mar lives. Travel with us to see how villages have benefited from switching to renewable.


  • Overview – Renewable Energy Debate –Setting the context

  • Scenario Today in India – Need and Sustainability

  • Energy Access – Issues; Grid; Off-Grid; Minigrids – the best option today

  • Opportunities – the way forward – renewable energy options for your homes and office; hands on how to set it up. What are your job options?

  • Group presentation of what you have learnt. How can you be the change maker. 

  • Field visit to rural India

Fee: 25,000/–covers the five-days of training and includes a two-day field visit, food and stay (shared accommodation) walking distance from CSE.

Stay cost in Delhi: INR 10000/  

Course Fee: INR 15000/ (course delivery, field visit, food all days)

APPLY: E-mail your curriculum vitae to Sharmila Sinha ( /
Limited seats; registration will be done on first come first basis.


Sharmila Sinha, Deputy Programme Manager, 
Education and Training
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110062
Tel: +91 (011) 40616000(Ext.300)
M: +919818482018



  • Like the rest of the country, the north eastern region is dominated by fossil fuels when it comes to electricity generation. Even with an installed capacity of 3.5 giga-watts, the fact is that there is still a shortage of 5.1 per cent of electricity for the people in this region. This figure however does not include the millions of people who do not have access to electricity in the country. 

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