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.
On the global front, CSE trying to fulfill the global objectives of eradicating energy poverty by providing electricity services to villages and households in remote and far-flung areas that are not economically reached by electricity networks. Learning from the experience of decentralized distributed generation in India, the global programme tries to address the energy access issues using sustainable decentralized distributed generation.MORE +
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