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Climate Action 2007-2008


CONCLUSION ENERGY 170 THE WAY FORWARD The private sector all over the world sees CCS as a major way to achieve extensive emissions reductions. Authors Organisation Enquiries VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG

Renewable energy in India: STATUS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS India’s need to increase energy provision for its population and fast-growing economy coincides with increased concerns regarding climate change globally. This poses a formidable challenge but is perceived to be a great opportunity for the country to increase the share of renewables in the overall energy mix. India’s approach to the global problem is to meet its energy needs in a responsible, sustainable and eco-friendly manner. A brief outline of government policies and issues related to renewable energy financing, large scale dissemination, research and development are given here, along with the role of renewable energy in contributing to national energy security. INTRODUCTION ELECTRIC POWER ENERGY 171 VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG