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 report proposes Public Private Partnership (PPP) models for various sustainable urban transport infrastructure projects along with action plans for implementation. The projects include: city bus operations, bus terminals, Intelligent Transport Systems, Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) Schemes and street infrastructure.

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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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    Hindustan Times  |  30 Nov 2016
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    The US announced two financial projects worth USD 95 million in India to bring more energy-efficient appliances to rural sector, as part of its efforts to continue the global transition to zero-and-low carbon energy sources.>>

    The Economic Times  |  15 Nov 2016
  • 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
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    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
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    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