The report is a detailed analysis of five sustainable urban transport projects that have the highest potential to enter successful Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements. These projects are: city bus operations, bus terminals, Intelligent Transport Systems, Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) Schemes and street infrastructure.

India has bold goals for renewables that raise several considerations for future grid planning and operations. The inherent attributes of renewable electricity generation i.e. stochasticity, variability and geographic concentration are perceived as a challenge given the dominance of coal in India’s electricity mix.

As India’s energy demand is propelled by the needs and aspirations of its billion plus residents, concerns about India’s energy security have risen on account of increasing energy import dependence.

The Government of India (GoI) has started many ambitious initiatives, including 24x7 Power for All, Make-in-India, Digital India and 100 Smart Cities, besides boosting overall infrastructure development. One of the initiatives is 175 GW of RE by 2022, including 100 GW of solar and 60 GW of wind capacity.

The Government of India (GoI) has started many ambitious initiatives, including 24x7 Power for All, Make-in-India, Digital India and 100 Smart Cities, besides boosting overall infrastructure development. One of the initiatives is 175 GW of RE by 2022, including 100 GW of solar and 60 GW of wind capacity.

This paper is part of a series of briefing papers that is designed to provide an up-to-date account and analysis of India’s efforts to address climate change.

This report draws a pathway for existing and upcoming thermal power plants in India which will help facilitate an efficient use of fossil fuel resources and mitigate environmental impact.

The handbook underscores the relevance of Universal Service Obligation for electricity in rural India. It articulates clearly the regulatory framework and legal recourse for electricity service obligation in the country.

This study by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation explores sustainable low-carbon growth paths and delineates findings and interpretations for two low-carbon growth scenario - moderate and aggressive, compared with a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario.

Excerpts from the detailed report that highlight an approach to effective integration, operation and management of the Indian Grid with increased variable RE penetration. This report bases its principal conclusions on the analysis of experiences in Tamil Nadu (one of the Southern states of India) and in the Southern Grid in India.

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