To facilitate a sustainable switch to electricity as the primary cooking fuel in India, several significant obstacles must be overcome, including the high upfront cost of electric cookstoves, the availability of affordable and reliable renewable electricity, and the need for behavioural change to adapt to a cultural shift.

As India moves steadfastly towards incorporating a higher share of Renewable Energy (RE) in its power mix, electrification of the transport sector is viewed as a low-hanging fruit towards achieving sectoral decarbonisation.

In this paper, examine the impact of an economy-wide deep electrification strategy on the final energy requirement for India. Multiple scenarios accounting for varying levels of direct and indirect electrification have been considered.

Vasudha’s new Briefing Paper ‘Examining International Green Finance Flows for Renewable Energy in India‘ discusses the state of green finance in India.

The Power Outlook Series developed by Vasudha Foundation provides an overview of the current status of India’s power sector with a focus on significant and emerging developments. The outlook series aims to develop a more informed understanding of the power sector and act as a tracking tool for stakeholders.

The Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land use (AFOLU) sector comprises of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture practices, livestock, and changes in forest and land use. GHG emissions from livestock sub-sector includes emissions due to enteric fermentation in herbivores and manure management practices.

This Climate Change and Environment Action Plan studies the past, present and the future of the district of Pune from both the climate and policy perspective to know where the district stands in terms of meeting India’s climate commitments.

This study by Vasudha Foundation has created a comprehensive mapping of all existing and proposed coal fired power plants on water related parameters. It monitors the generation of coal based thermal power plants in river basins, that are affected by water scarcity and reviews how the power generation is impacted due to this.

A background paper that unpacks the Paris Agreement and assesses its implications for India. The Paris Agreement aims to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2 C above pre-industrial levels, and further limit the increase to 1.5 C, to reduce risks and impacts of climate change.

There is a myth in India that the cost of subsidy to provide energy services to the poor is very heavy.