PRAYAS, Energy Group

For Research On Enhancing Energy Security In India Through Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/25/2016
  • Term
    26 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
This grant will fund Prayas’ work to develop sustainable and affordable energy solutions for India’s poor and residential consumers. Prayas works with state electricity boards (utilities), the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy and Indian state governments to promote low carbon, clean energy solutions. This project seeks to develop policy and regulatory solutions to expand solar energy to the 400 million Indians without electricity. The project also aims to promote codes, standards and utility demand side management programs to facilitate the adoption of super-efficient technology in newly electrified low and medium income households.
About the Grantee
Address
Amrita Clinic, Athawale Corner, Karve Road, Deccan Gymkhana Corner
Pune, 411004 India
Grants to this Grantee
for research and capacity building for sustainable power sector in India  
This grant will support the Prayas Energy Group in its work on increasing the share of renewable energy in India, along with exploring the implications of more end-use electrification on cleaning up the power system. Prayas works with both national and state regulators, providing technical assistance and capacity building to lead to a cleaner, lower-cost power system. Prayas has been a long-term core grantee of the Climate Initiative’s strategic priorities in India. (Substrategy: India National Policy)
for research and capacity building for a sustainable power sector in India  
This grant will fund Prayas’ work to develop sustainable and affordable energy solutions at the Indian state level. Prayas works with state electricity boards (utilities), the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, and Indian state governments to promote low-carbon, clean energy solutions. This project seeks to develop policy and regulatory solutions to expand solar energy to the 400 million Indians without electricity. The project also aims to promote codes, standards, and utility demand side management programs to facilitate the adoption of super-efficient technology in newly electrified low- and medium-income households.
for research on enhancing energy security in India through energy efficiency and renewable energy  
This grant will fund Prayas’ work to develop sustainable and affordable energy solutions for India’s poor and residential consumers. Prayas works with state electricity boards (utilities), the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy and Indian state governments to promote low carbon, clean energy solutions. This project seeks to develop policy and regulatory solutions to expand solar energy to the 400 million Indians without electricity. The project also aims to promote codes, standards and utility demand side management programs to facilitate the adoption of super-efficient technology in newly electrified low and medium income households.

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