Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation was established in 2009 to facilitate India's transition to a sustainable energy future by promoting policies that encourage energy efficiency as well as the increased generation of renewable energy. The energy choices that India makes in the coming years will be of profound importance. Meaningful policy action on India's energy challenges will strengthen national security, stimulate economic and social development and keep our environment clean.
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The new paper in the series focuses on financing energy efficiency interventions under the PAT scheme. Previous analysis has estimated the investment potential of industrial energy efficiency interventions to be around Rs. 34,000 crore by 2020.


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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.

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  • Renewable energy: India’s green push needs wind

    With higher installed capacity than solar, wind energy may hold the key to unlocking India’s renewable energy potential>>

    The Indian Express  |  26 Oct 2016
    UDAY success to bring huge benefits for solar sector in India

    The Ministry of Power’s Ujjwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a financial and operational reform scheme for distribution companies (discoms), will bring several important benefits for the solar sector.>>

    The Economic Times  |  24 Oct 2016
  • Done deal: Paris climate agreement to take effect in 30 days

    The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force in 30 days, after the number of countries ratifying the accord surpassed a key threshold on Wednesday.>>

    Hindustan Times  |  06 Oct 2016
    Power demand falls, but installed solar capacity up

    Solar power installations in the country have reached 8,643MW, driven by four states crossing the 1gw solar installation mark on the back of the government constantly pushing renewable energy as part of its climate management policy.>>

    The Economic Times  |  05 Oct 2016
  • Cabinet approves ratification of Paris agreement on climate change

    The cabinet approved on Wednesday the ratification of the Paris agreement on climate change on 2 October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.>>

    The Economic Times  |  29 Sep 2016
    India moves Paris agreement on climate change closer to reality

    India moved the historic Paris agreement on climate change closer to reality by announcing that New Delhi would ratify it and submit the document to the United Nations on Gandhi Jayanthi.>>

    The Economic Times  |  27 Sep 2016
  • Now, 'Solar Impulse of the seas' readies to sail across globe

    A water-borne answer to the Solar Impulse - the plane that completed its round-the-globe trip using only solar energy in July - the 'Energy Observer' will be powered by the Sun, the wind and self-generated hydrogen when it sets sail in February.>>

    The Economic Times  |  13 Sep 2016
    Air pollution cost India 8.5% of its GDP in 2013: study

    A World Bank study shows that welfare costs and lost labour income due to air pollution amounted to 8.5% of India’s GDP in 2013. India reported the highest loss in labour output in 2013 owing to air pollution globally at $55.39 billion (2011 PPP-adjusted), or 0.84% of its GDP.>>

    Mint  |  09 Sep 2016
  • Industry thumbs up for India’s new Wind Power policy

    The domestic industry has given a thumbs-up to the government's new policy for repowering of wind power projects. The new policy will provide a fillip to new investment proposals and infuse a fresh lease of life in the ailing sector, the industry has said.>>

    The Economic Times  |  07 Sep 2016
    Govt launches dedicated pan-India helpline for power outages

    Consumers can now get an update from power distribution companies about outages in their area through 'Urja Mitra Helpline' by dialling 14401. Department of Telecom (DoT) has created the helpline to facilitate power distribution companies to provide information about outages to customers.>>

    The Economic Times  |  06 Sep 2016