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A Comprehensive Recycling Framework and Policy Solutions for Managing Solar Photovoltaic Waste in India- Publications

India is among the top five leading countries in solar power installed capacity.

Breathing New Life into Wind Energy: How High-Potential States Can Revive the Sector- Publications

India’s wind capacity target for 2030 is 140 GW, and the current wind installation achieved until April 2023 is 42.

Can Hydrogen hasten the utilisation of alternative fuel resources in the cement industry?- Publications

In 2021, Hanson — a subsidiary of Heidelberg Cement in the United Kingdom — substituted 100% of thermal energy with energy from alternative fuels in one of its cement kilns by using a mixture of hydrogen (39%), glycerine (49%), and meat and bone meal (MBM; 12%) instead of coal.

The Solar PV Market in India: Bridging the Gaps- Publications

India’s solar photovoltaics (PV) market is rapidly growing.

The Solar PV Market in India: Decoding ALMM and BCD- Publications

In the previous article, we discussed the gaps in key areas that hamper the sustained growth of India’s solar PV market.

Towards Net Zero 2070 Through Sustainable Battery Storage Adoption in India- Publications

India's commitment to the EV30@30 initiative that targets at least30% of vehicle sales to be electric by 2030 translates into adding24 million two-wheelers, 2.

How firm and dispatchable renewable energy is transforming India’s sustainable energy landscape- Publications

By 2030, India aims to source 50% of electric power from non-fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions by 45% from 2005 levels.

Trans-segmental cooperation is the key to implement the renewable energy initiatives announced in the Interim Budget 2024- Publications

In a welcome move, the Interim Budget 2024 provides great impetus to the rooftop solar segment through the ‘Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana’.

A straw in the wind - Will achieving grid parity propel India’s offshore wind?- Publications

India is endowed with a 71 GW offshore wind potential, as per the assessment by the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), but the country is yet to set up its first offshore wind plant.

Systems thinking for doughnut cities- Publications

As a populous, dense, and developing country, India needs a comprehensive urbanisation strategy for the coming decades to control its greenhouse gas emissions trajectory.

The power distribution sector: The final challenge to India’s green transformation- Publications

While clean power generation is crucial, India’s energy transition requires concerted efforts from all actors in the power sector value chain.

Mini-grids- Projects

Energy access is a well-proven determinant in several development and transformative sectors, such as education, primary health, gender empowerment, and quality of life.

Storage- Projects

CSTEP’s storage programme has two verticals: 1) techno-economic analysis of various storage systems along with policy aspects, and 2) research and development (R&D) of novel electrode and electrolyte materials for state-of-the-art and emerging battery systems using computer simulation techniques.

Creating Solar "Parks" in Cities- Publications

Rooftop photovoltaic (RTPV) systems are intended to contribute 40 GW of India's 100 GW solar target.