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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  • On track to add 10,500 MW solar power: Piyush Goyal

    India has set an ambitious target of adding one lakh MW of solar power generation capacity by 2022 which is five times more than the earlier target of 20,000 MW under National Solar Mission.>>

    The Economic Times  |  02 May 2016
    Power shortage last fiscal at lowest level of 2.1 percent

    The power shortage in India during the last financial year was at 2.1 percent, thus recording the lowest level in a single year.>>

    Business Standard  |  28 Apr 2016
  • The future agenda for climate change

    The Climate Change Agreement signed in New York is a landmark event. Now it’s time to make an assessment of what has been achieved and what remains to be done.>>

    Live Mint  |  27 Apr 2016
    India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at UN

    India today signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming.>>

    The Hindu Business Line  |  25 Apr 2016
  • India headed for top slot in global LED bulb market

    India is poised to emerge as the largest market for lighting systems based on LEDs (light-emitting diodes), thanks to the Narendra Modi-led government's UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All)>>

    The Economic Times  |  21 Apr 2016
    India Urges Developed World to Declare Enhanced Action Plan

    Mobilising $100 billion is still at the stage of discussion and no concrete action plan has been laid out.>>

    The Business Standard  |  20 Apr 2016
  • Centre to set higher clean energy purchase target for discoms

    With some states expressing dissent on the issue, the central government is preparing separate targets for different groups of states>>

    Live Mint  |  18 Apr 2016
    Manufacturers to gain from Niti Aayog-coordinated solar power policy push

    India is readying a major solar push to build on recent successes with a brand new policy to aid manufacturing of equipments>>

    The Economic Times  |  14 Apr 2016
  • IGIA upgrades solar power plant

    In a bid to reduce its carbon footprint, the Indira Gandhi International Airport here will meet a substantial chunk of its energy needs through solar power.>>

    The Hindu  |  13 Apr 2016
    Airline carbon tax will burden poor countries: BASIC

    The BASIC countries are opposed to any move of the ICAO on carbon emission tax on airlines in the garb of offsetting emission in the aviation sector as they believe it would impose inappropriate economic burden on developing countries.>>

    The Times of India  |  08 Apr 2016