This study analyses green bonds issued by Indian RE developers in international markets since the first issuance in 2014 to the first half of 2021. Bonds issued for financing or refinancing RE assets typically carry third-party certification as ‘green’ bonds.

The study maps the costs of an early decommissioning of coal-based power plants in India. The assessment based on the availability of the data pertains to individual cost contributors for an early decommissioning for 130 plants representing a total of 45 per cent of India’s current installed 208 GW capacity.

This report highlights the need to tap into the expertise available across research institutions, universities, government agencies and industry to create a thriving ecosystem of collaborative R&D dedicated to cooling.

The study discusses the introduction of interoperability and electric vehicle (EV) roaming as means to strengthen India’s public charging space. Part of a collaboration with eDRV, the study identifies focus areas for interoperability in EV charging. Further, the three levers necessary for introducing EV roaming are examined.

This study provides a comprehensive overview of India’s Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism and outlines key trends in its evolution since 2010. RECs are market instruments that allow power distribution companies (disoms) and others to meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO) without buying green power.

The study assesses segment-wise electric vehicle (EV) sales, battery requirements, public charging infrastructure necessary, and the investments needed until 2030 to support India’s EV transition. In addition to the 2030 target, the study models three transition scenarios.

This report provides context, and investigates the reasons for the higher cost of Indian solar modules. Further, it recommends key interventions needed to scale up domestic manufacturing of crystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in India.

This report evaluates the 102 city-specific clean air plans in India approved under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). Based on an extensive review of global literature on clean air planning, this report identifies key components of a clean air plan.

Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. The idea of ‘leave no one behind’ is inherent to all the SDGs.

There is increasing recognition that infrastructure and related sectors are at risk due to climate change. Madhya Pradesh has embarked on creating a smart urban future. This presents opportunities for building Smart Cities across Madhya Pradesh to mainstream climate resilience into their Smart City Plans.

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