Coal-to-Solar Generation Swap

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On May 14th 2024, India Energy & Climate Center (IECC) hosted a panel discussion with practitioners and industry experts. The conversation highlighted the value of coal-to-solar generation swaps in India for rapidly increasing the renewable energy deployment and lowering the power procurement cost. It also addressed key challenges, regulatory issues, and potential solutions within the […]

Role of energy storage in meeting India’s growing electricity demand

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The first IECC panel discussion with practitioners and industry experts focused on how we value energy storage on India’s grid and what best practices can be learned from California’s experience in procuring affordable storage contracts. Moderated by Dr. Nikit Abhyankar, who shared brief insights on Grid-Scale Energy Storage – with technology and economics trends. View […]

The Case for a Zero Emission Vehicle Obligation in India

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Related Files Report PDF (Working Paper) Date Published 01/2024 Authors Deepak Rajagopal, Narayan Gopinathan Abstract Public policies to replace fossil-fuel based internal combustion engine vehicle (ICE) with zero emission vehicle (ZEV) technologies such as battery electric vehicles (BEV) and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEV) are fast becoming commonplace worldwide. The two main types of policies […]

Review of Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies Globally and in India

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Related Files Report PDF Date Published 08/2023 Authors Priyanka Mohanty, Emilia Chojkiewicz, Epica Mandal Sarkar, Rohit Laumas, Akash Saraf, Avanthika Satheesh, Nikit Abhyankar Abstract India has set an ambitious target to reach 500 GW of installed non-fossil energy capacity by 2030. However, increasing penetrations of renewables – mostly wind and solar – will require the […]