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Advancing energy efficiency in India’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)sector

Sector Energy Efficiency
Grantee Ernst & Young
Grantee base All India
Year 2016

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector plays a key role in India's economy. It contributes to around 45% of the country’s manufacturing output and is growing at a rapid pace. Shakti is prioritizing several strategic, policy regulatory and institutional interventions to make them cleaner and more energy efficient.

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RESOURCES FOR THIS INITIATIVE
  • An Energy Efficiency Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - Vision 2025
  • This reports presents an analysis of the SME landscape in India and the operations of four SME clusters in north India. It describes some of the key challenges that inhibit the proliferation of energy efficient best practices, and recommendations to address these challenges. In addition, a decision support tool has been developed to help SME units take informed decisions to improve efficiency in their operations.

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