Wind energy has immense potential in India and can be a significant clean energy source. Supported by initial government policies, India is the already the fifth-largest wind energy producer in the world with an installed capacity of 29 GW. Yet, there is tremendous opportunity for improvement, particularly in the light of India’s target to achieve 60 GW of wind capacity by 2022. Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation works with several stakeholders to scale up wind power in India.

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Scaling up Clean Energy – The Green Power Market Development Group

Sector: Power Undertaken By : CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, World Resources Institute Recent Publication: 2017

The Green Power Market Development Group (GPMDG) India is an industry-led initiative aimed at rapidly increasing the share of renewable energy in the overall energy consumption of commercial and industrial establishments. GPMDG works towards finding solutions to the policy, regulatory and market barriers that currently impede the growth of the...Read more

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Status of Renewable Energy Development in India in 2016-17

Sector: Power Undertaken By : World Institute of Sustainable Energy Recent Publication: 2017

The Government of India has ambitious plans to scale up renewable energy, and stakeholders are deliberating cost-effective ways to integrate a largeever increasing quantum of renewables with the power system. A challenge being faced today is the lack of robust data on renewable energy, which confines limits the understanding ability of...Read more


Value Chain Analysis of the Wind and Solar Industry

Sector: Power Undertaken By : Multiple Recent Publication: 2017

The momentum for renewable energy has increased at a rapid pace, and especially so for solar and wind energy. India's ambitious renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022 makes it imperative to assess the challenges of domestic availability and manufacturing of different renewable components. It is also necessary to create enabling policy and...Read more

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Busting Myths Around Renewable Energy

Sector: Power Undertaken By : Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy Recent Publication: 2017

With the ratification of the Paris Agreement, India has committed to clean and renewable energy targets. However, there are several myths and perceptions regarding renewables, which restrict the mainstreaming of renewable energy in the country. For example: renewable energy is expensive, it requires too much land, and can lead to instability in...Read more

Renewable Energy

Roadmap to Achieve the Ambitious Target of 175 GW Renewable Energy by 2022

Sector: Power Undertaken By : Multiple Recent Publication: 2015

In 2015, the National Institution for Transforming India or the NITI Aayog, formed an Expert Group to assess the financing support required to meet the target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022. Shakti was part of this group, which consisted of two other civil society organizations. The final report prepared by the group has contributed to the...Read more

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