Renewable Energy

We envisioned a renewable energy-rich future in the early 1980s and developed our strength in technologies, policies, and market designs to promote it. We focus on establishing performance benchmarks and quality standards for renewable energy technologies. We also build research partnerships and programmes with industry and academia, to develop new solutions in solar, wind and biomass energy.

renewable energy




कोविड -19 वैक्सीन: विश्वसनीय कोल्ड चेन के लिए सौर ऊर्जा

Mr Amit Kumar

भारत में दुनिया के सबसे बड़े टीकाकरण कार्यक्रमों का संचालन होता आया है, इसलिए यहां कोविड -19 टीके को जरूरतमंदों तक पहुंचाने में बहुत ज़्यादा समस्या नहीं होगी। लेकिन वर्तमान परिदृश्य में इस पृष्ठभूमि के आधार पर केवल एक हद तक ही ऐसा निष्कर्ष निकाला जा सकता है। इस दृष्टि से यह ठीक ही है कि नीति आयोग की ओर से गठित एक टॉस्क फ़ोर्स वैक्सीन के वितरण यानी लॉजिस्टिक्स पर ध्यान केंद्रित कर रही है। इसमें ख़ास तौर पर कोल्ड चेन पर ध्यान देना शामिल है जो वैक्सीन की गुणवत्ता बरक़रार रखने में मददगार होगी।

हाथियों के डर से बेख़ौफ़ हुए असम के गाँव: सोलर ने दी आज़ादी

Mr Ramchandra Pal

सौर स्ट्रीट लाइट से असम के गाँव में रहने वाले इन लोगों की ज़िंदगी में बदलाव आए हैं। गाँव में नई दुकानें खुल गयी हैं। जिससे लोगों को रोज़गार के अवसर भी मिले हैं। महिलाएं सुरक्षित महसूस करती हैं।

India's energy transition: The challenge with decision-making at a time of rapid change

India has set ambitious targets towards the achievement of the dual goals of climate action and sustainable development through its nationally determined contributions and energy access commitments. As India starts a new decade of energy transition, it is an opportune time to assess where India stands in achieving its targets as well as to identify the key challenges being faced during this transition.

सोलर से चमके झारखण्ड के स्कूल: लालटेन और दिए से मिली छुट्टी

Mr Sanjeev Kumar

जगमग पाठशाला परियोजना के अंतर्गत गुमला के बिशुनपुर प्रखंड में कुल 12 विद्यालयों में सोलर पावर प्लांट की स्थापना की गयी। विद्यालयों में स्थापित इन पावर प्लांट्स में इतनी क्षमता है कि विद्यालय की सभी कक्षाओं, कार्यालयों, शौचालय एवं रसोई घर में पर्याप्त रौशनी की सुविधा होती है।

Bringing down the sun to power India's small enterprises

Mr Prashanta Kumar Swain

A study by TERI explored the feasibility and potential of solar PV applications in the MSME sector in rural India. Here's what it found

बनारसी साड़ी की चमक पर छाया कोरोना का अँधेरा

Mr Jitendra Tiwari
Mr Kishor Kumar Choudhary

जिनके कारखाने पहले पावर लूम के शोर से गुलज़ार रहते थे अब वहां उदासी छायी हुई है। लॉकडाउन ने बनारसी साड़ी के कारोबार को रोक दिया है। लेकिन इस क्षेत्र में प्रवासियों को रोज़गार के मौक़े नज़र आ रहे हैं।


ASEAN-India High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy

February 7, 2022
to February 8, 2022

The two-day conference on virtual mode will discuss recent advancements in renewable energy latest technologies and provide a platform to stakeholders from India and ASEAN member countries to deliberate on renewable energy policies and regulatory frameworks.

World Wind Energy Conference 2021

November 24, 2021
to November 26, 2021

The virtual conference will focus on the clean energy transition and on ways to accelerate adding more solar and wind capacity in the country's energy systems as per our commitments under the Paris Agreement.

On 24-26 November 2021

National Conference on COP26 Charter of Actions

October 13, 2021
to October 13, 2021

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), to be held from 1–12 November 2021 in Glasgow will aim to mobilize the action on mitigation, adaptation, and resilience, and strengthen the narrative for better alignment with sustainable development goals (SDGs).

India - Hydrogen Landscape

September 7, 2021
to September 7, 2021

The webinar aims to familiarise Norwegian companies with the Indian hydrogen sector.

On 7 September 2021, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM IST

Knowledge Webinar series: Transforming to a net-zero emissions scenario

August 4, 2021
to August 4, 2021

To support the principles of the Industry Charter for Near Zero Emission Ambition by 2050, TERI is hosting a series of Knowledge Webinars to share insights with practitioners and leaders of Indian industry.

On 4 August 2021, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM IST


Floating solar: A small but vital role for India's sunrise sector

May 11, 2022 |
May 11, 2022
The Third Pole

India's reservoirs cover 18,000 square kilometres with the potential to support 280 GW of floating solar, according to a report by TERI.

Automakers' Green H2 Challenge

May 1, 2022 |
May 1, 2022
Outlook Business

Green hydrogen will be useful wherever renewable electricity is not a substitute for fossil fuels. For shipping, aviation, long-distance heavy-duty trucks, manufacturing of fertilisers, cement and steel, it can be the substitute for fossil fuels and the way to net zero. But, for railways, automobiles and other sectors that can be run on electricity, we do not need it, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Former Secretary to the Government of India and Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Energy independence through hydrogen

April 28, 2022 |
April 28, 2022
The Hindu

India's hydrogen consumption stood at around 7 million tonnes in 2020 and is projected to jump to around 28 million tonnes in 2050, according to TERI.

Green Hydrogen cost of $1 per Kg is possible in India: Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI

April 19, 2022 |
April 19, 2022
ET Energyworld

Green Hydrogen cost of $1 per Kg is possible in India- Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI. In an interview, Director General of TERI, Dr Vibha Dhawan talks about some of the most crucial issues in the energy sector currently - impact of Russia-Ukraine war on energy transition, pace of renewable energy capacity creation in India, the country's "coal phase-down" strategy, the perennial issue of air pollution and the way ahead for the hydrogen economy.

Green hydrogen is the means to an end, not an end in itself

March 28, 2022
| Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

Green hydrogen, hydrogen made from renewables, has the potential to provide solutions for decarbonisation of other hard to abate industrial sectors which are not amenable to electrification. Green hydrogen is made from renewable electricity and is necessarily more expensive than electricity. Its potential use, therefore, lies where electricity cannot replace fossil fuels. In a far-sighted move, India has launched an ambitious Hydrogen Mission.

Experts lay thrust on Indo-Japan strategic partnership on hydrogen

March 28, 2022 |
March 28, 2022
Indian Chemical News

With a renewable energy target of 500GW for 2030 and net zero by 2070, India could become a hydrogen hub as it is a promising opportunity. For a developing country like India, affordability is a huge factor. Therefore, while targets are there, we need to define the roadmap, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.


A Model-Based Assessment of Variable Renewable Grid Integration Costs in India

February 23, 2021

To understand the costs of integrating variable renewable energy in India's electricity grid, TERI has conducted a model-based assessment

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

September 16, 2020

The primary route to decarbonisation will be clean electrification, complemented by hydrogen, sustainable biomass and fossil fuels combined with carbon capture, says the report

Full value chain solar PV manufacturing in India - TERI's recommendations

August 13, 2019

The paper recommends development of 15 GW full value chain solar manufacturing capacity in India by 2024

G20: Aid developing economies to decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors

June 24, 2019

TERI's policy proposal on energy transitions to inform the discussions at G20 summit 2019

An implementation plan for a kerosene-to-solar subsidy swap

April 25, 2019

A new report provides a six-step implementation plan for governments to switch kerosene subsidies to solar and ensure clean energy for all

Kerosene to solar PV subsidy swap: The business case for redirecting subsidy expenditure from kerosene to off-grid solar

August 21, 2018

An exploration of the idea of gradually moving from subsidies on kerosene to investing in off-grid solar technologies for marginalised households

Area Convener, Renewable Energy Technology Applications
Director, Renewable Energy Technologies
Area Convener, Pyrolytic Biofuels, Biochar and Green Chemicals
Senior Fellow, Renewable Energy Technologies
Senior Director, Electricity & Fuels Division