Renewable Energy | Centre for Science and Environment

Work Overview

Our main objective is to help the country in developing and implementing a sound renewable energy policy and programmes that can lead to large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies in different sectors of the economy to meet the twin objective of combating climate change on one hand and energy security, on the other.

International Seminar on a Global Renewable Energy Support Programme, with Particular Focus on Globally Funded Feed-in Tariffs - 30 March-1 April, 2015

Centre for Science and Environment and What Next seeks to bring together a group of experts from a wide range of backgrounds to further elaborate and develop the idea of a global support programme with a particular focus on globally funded renewable energy feed-in tariffs. 


Latest Clippings

Tariffs for solar power could fall to as low as Rs 4.80 per unit compared with the average bids of Rs 5.50-6 per unit in the lest few tenders, reports Sumit Jha in New Delhi. The latest bid is for NTPC


Going Remote

India suffers from chronic energy poverty. Even after 65 years of independence, one-third of India's households have no access to grid power. More than a million households go dark after sunset.

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Facing the Sun

Grid-connected solar power is a new and rapidly growing sector in India – from almost nil grid- connected solar power in 2009, the country will have 2.5 gigawatts (GW) by 2014, if all goes as per plan. It has already installed about 1.0 GW and the Union government plans to install 20 GW by 2022.

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Down To Earth

How will solar energy be made to work in India? As I discussed in my previous article there are three key challenges.

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