Karthik Ganesan, Poulami Choudhury, Rajeev Palakshappa, Rishabh Jain, Sanyukta Raje
March 2014 | Industrial Sustainability
Suggested Citation: Ganesan, Karthik, Poulami Choudhury, Rajeev Palakshappa, Rishabh Jain, and Sanyukta Raje. 2014. Assessing Green Industrial Policy: The India Experience. Winnipeg: International Institute for Sustainable Development
This report, in collaboration with the International Institute of Sustainable Development, focuses on India’s Green Industrial policy, especially on the wind and solar sector. It analyses India’s renewable energy policies in the context of drivers such as energy access, energy security, local environmental challenges, and climate change risks.
Sources: CEA (2012a) & MNRE (2013d)
The number of households reporting solar-based electricity sources as the primary source of lighting increased from a little over 500,000 to more than 1 million between 2001 and 2011.