Project Profile

Project Title New energy (biofuels, solar, and wind) and implications for land as a resource
Project Code 2013RD02
Project Status Completed
End Date April 2014
Sponsor(s) Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Division Resources, Regulation and Global Security
Executive Summary Full Text

The objectives of this study are:

To explore the demand for land arising from growing and changing demand for renewable energy in India. The conventional and (new) alternative energy sources will be compared in terms of their land intensity.

To document how India is dealing with 'not in my backyard concerns' (NIMBY) related to new energy sources and incentivizing the use of land for energy purposes.