Work Overview

Renewable energy programme in CSE started in 2012 with their focus on India and the then nascent RE sector. We started the project with the objective to help the country in developing and implementing a sound renewable energy policy and programmes that can lead to large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies in different sectors of the economy to meet the twin objective of combating climate change on one hand and energy security, on the other.




Your Own Sun

A solar photovoltaic (PV) system mounted on a rooftop of a building is a minipower plant that converts solar energy into electricity to meet the property's power requirements or feed into the grid.

Rainwater Harvesting

CSE organized an International conference on coal based power and environmental challenge it brings. Representatives from emerging economies including China, India, Indonesia, and South Africa shared their views on the

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World of cape towns

Theewaterskloof Dam, Cape Town's largest reservoir, has dried to just 13 per cent capacity after three years of drought

जंगल पर दंगल

क्या वन विकास निगम लक्ष्य से भटक गए हैं? क्या यही भटकाव है वनवासियों से टकराव की वजह?