India is the world’s second most populous country and the world’s third largest economy—and it continues to grow at a rapid pace. It is also undertaking enormous efforts to provide modern energy products and services to millions of households living in energy poverty. In years to come, it will therefore have to deal with a substantial increase in the demand for energy. How will this demand be met?
This guidebook provides concrete recommendations for how states in India can implement solar irrigation sustainably—targeting low-income and marginal farmers while avoiding negative impacts on groundwater.
New Delhi—New research suggests that India needs to grow financial support for renewable energy to reach its goals for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and clean energy transition as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19.