February 9, 2017
Now that the Paris Agreement on climate change has been ratified, India must plan on making good on its Nation...
December 21, 2016
An efficient public transport system is a key pre-requisite for the sustained development of a city. It helps ...
This compendium contains the key research and analysis of all the four PAT Pulse issues released in 2016.
The year that was - Our work in the clean energy space in India. Browse through this report for an overview of our activities and results.
Shakti supports efforts to promote cleaner technologies by brick makers and to enhance the market penetration of cleaner and resource efficient building materials.
A close tracking of international climate negotiations is essential to assess their implications for India. For this, Shakti supports activities to track international climate deliberations and inform decision makers on the actions that India should take to effectively deliver on its climate commitments.
Shakti commissioned this program to improve access to capital for Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) enterprises in India.
It is within our power to see that all Indians are able to breathe clean air. What is necessary is the political will to wield existing legal authority, and to pursue that aim with sufficient determination.>>
The extreme weather patterns are continuing in 2017 with powerful Atlantic storms driving an influx of warm, moist air, says World Meteorological Organisation.>>
India is in electrification overdrive, with about 30,000 new electricity connections being granted every week. State-run Rural Electrification Corporation is targeting to scale up the drive to grant 100,000 connections every week. India has never seen electrification at such large scale earlier, and neither have details been made available on electrification at household level.>>
The government has cut 23 million tonnes carbon dioxide emission by the use of energy efficient LED bulbs and has saved 28,588 million units of energy.>>
India's solar power generation capacity has crossed 10,000 megawatt (MW), a more than three-time jump in less than three years as government pushes for renewable energy sources to meet galloping demand.>>
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his Ministry has drawn up an action plan to save energy worth Rs 41,000 crore over the next ten years.>>
India’s fast-paced growth is accompanied by an equally rapid expansion of urban areas. However, what overtakes the urbanisation is the increase in the concentration of population in the existing urban areas.>>
India’s policy think-tank, Niti Aayog, will soon rank states on the basis of energy efficiency, a move which will help India achieve its international commitment of lowering energy consumption.>>
The government will brainstorm on Thursday on how best it can be able to push large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the country, ahead of the roll-out of FAME India - the national mission on electric mobility.>>
A range of developing countries have emerged as leaders in a global race to switch to sustainable energy by 2030, by boosting their policies to help improve people's access to reliable, affordable and clean power, the World Bank said.>>