Council on Energy, Environment and Water Integrated | International | Independent
Report Launch
Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity: Survey of States 2018

21 Nov 2018   |   0930 – 1400

Organised by CEEW and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF)

About the Event

At the ACCESS report launch, we discussed how access to energy in India has changed over the last three years and highlighted the bottlenecks that people face in accessing cleaner forms of energy today. We launched our flagship study 'Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity: Survey of States (ACCESS) 2018' with results from the second phase of the ACCESS Survey. ACCESS is India’s largest multi-dimensional energy access survey, covering more than 50 districts, 750 villages, 9000 households across six of the most energy-deprived states – Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. In total, over 2.5 million data points have been collected.

The first phase of ACCESS was conducted in 2015. Our findings at that time drove the need to look beyond connections for enabling access to modern forms of energy. In 2018, we revisited the households to understand the changes in their energy access situation over the last three years and to study the impact of government policies during this period. The analysis from the collected data provides a multi-dimensional longitudinal view on energy access in India.

ACCESS provides a first-of-its-kind multi-dimensional evaluation of the state of energy access in India and highlights multiple nuances associated with electricity access and cooking energy access such as the duration of supply, quality, reliability, affordability, availability, health and safety, and even legal status of the connection.

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Key Speakers