While renewable energy has made it to manifestos of political parties standing in the Lok Sabha elections, specific concerns by the industry have been left out, despite a concerted appeal by the sector players.
On March 18, close to a month before the elections began, members of Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN), comprising 160 private companies and NGOs, appealed to India’s political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections.
Explaining why this move was initiated, Svati Bhogle, president of CLEAN, told Mongabay-India, “Decentralised renewable energy (DRE) is extremely significant for a country like India. Read More
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