Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $2,800,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/9/2015
  • Term
    13 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Strategies
Overview
Shakti provides grants to Indian NGOs focused on technical assistance to the Indian government, supporting efforts to meet the nation’s power needs with sustainable forms of electricity, expand transportation options, and promote energy efficiency and sustainable cities.
About the Grantee
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The Capital Court 104B/2, Fourth Floor, Munirka Phase III
New Delhi, 110067 India
Grants to this Grantee
for the state-level power sector reform program  
This grant will expand Shakti’s program to advance clean energy and vehicle electrification at the state level in India. It will fund capacity building and programmatic support to promote sustainable electricity in ten key states. Specifically, the grant will fund state-based analysis on the cost savings and pollution mitigation impacts of renewable energy; technical support for the market design and clean energy integration; and planning tools that allow state governments to plan for and procure optimal amounts of clean energy. The program will also include support for state-based Indian Civil Society Organizations to develop long-term programs that will support regulatory efforts to clean the Indian grid and promote vehicle electrification.
for general operating support  
Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation is our main partner in India, supporting the country to advance climate change mitigation. Shakti provides grants to Indian organizations and helps convening the field to support efforts to meet the nation’s power needs with sustainable forms of electricity, expand clean transportation options to growing urban populations, replace HFCs with coolants that are not greenhouse gases, and promote energy efficiency in buildings and industry. Their main priorities in 2018 include the implementation of an ambitious renewable target; reforming the electricity sector; and the intention of the country to move beyond internal combustion to electric drive vehicles, buses, cars, and two- and three-wheelers by 2030.
for Electric Mobility in India  
The Shakti Foundation’s mission is to support the transition in India to a sustainable energy emerging economy. Shakti is our main partner in supporting local environmental and research organizations in India. This grant will support the electric mobility initiative, which aims to help the Government of India to reach their 2030 pledge for all new cars sales to be electric drive vehicles, including two and three wheelers, cars, and buses. This goal will improve air quality in cities, and contribute to climate change mitigation.

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