State of Renewable Energy in India 2019

January 22, 2019

In the five years since the publication of the first Citizen’s Report on the State of Renewable Energy, the renewable energy sector has made tremendous strides in the country. Riding on a favourable policy environment and dipping prices, capacity and generation have grown. But this success has thrown newer challenges. 

The second Citizen’s Report on the State of Renewable Energy takes a close look at where we stand now, what are the strengths and challenges facing the sector, and whether the sector can overcome these obstacles and emerge as a viable alternative to conventional energy sources. 

It offers an analysis which covers the key sub-sectors and the associated infrastructure — solar (large-scale, rooftop and manufacturing), wind, waste to energy, integration and transmission, energy access and distribution companies. And it offers a blueprint which could help the sector reach its 175-gigawatt goal seamlessly. 

The world stands at the cusp of a momentous shift in the energy sector. For the first time, decarbonised electricity appears feasible in the foreseeable future; it is not an abstract vision. The question that the second Citizen’s Report asks is: Can India grab this opportunity and chart a brave new world of 100 per cent renewable quickly and efficiently?


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