UNDERSTANDING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SCENARIO IN INDIA Date: TO BE ANNOUNCED Want to know what the buzz about energy and renewable is all about? Participate in this new course to update yourself on new and exciting developments. Choose smart and be the first to know. Empower yourself with CSE’s forthcoming new report on the state of renewable energy.
Anil Agarwal Dialogue brings together different stakeholders to discuss issues of national importance. The previous editions of the dialogue have discussed mining, forest clearances and water management. These discussions have been instrumental in pushing for reforms in the respective sectors. This year, the Anil Agarwal Dialogue will address the issue of energy access and the role of renewable energy in providing energy to all.
India is struggling with the problem of providing access to energy services even after 66 years of Independence. According to the census of 2011, more than 77 million households still use kerosene for lighting. In rural India, more than 44 per cent of the households lack basic access to electricity. Even those villages that have been provided with grid power receive less than 6 hours supply in most cases.
A digest on current issues tracked by the team September 2013 June 2013 April 2013 January 2013
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) organized a conference on ‘The Future of Solar Energy in India’ to discuss the critical issues clouding over solar energy development in the country
Date: September 2-6, 2013
The sector needs proper environmental regulations Small hydro power plants (with capacity less than 25 megawatt) have grown at a rapid pace across India. In the last seven years, one plant coming up every week