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Lessons for Scaling Rooftop Solar PV

The City of Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka is making progress on rooftop solar PV installations, mainly through its utility implemented net-metering program. Yet, much more needs to be done if the state is to reach its 400 MW rooftop solar target by 2018. This working paper provides...

Eight recommended actions can improve energy efficiency in buildings to unlock a “triple win” and address economic, environmental and social challenges in world’s urban areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2016) — A new policy roadmap from World Resources Institute, Accelerating Building Efficiency: Eight Actions for Urban Leaders, shows how city-level leaders worldwide can overcome barriers to improving building efficiency and reduce energy demand through policy and market action. WRI finds that better energy efficiency in buildings can unlock a “triple win” of economic, environmental and social benefits for cities, and taking action now can avoid locking in decades of inefficiency.

Impacts of Small-Scale Electricity Systems: A Study of Rural Communities in India and Nepal

This study assesses and compares the benefits of electricity service to households and small enterprises from microgrids, solar home systems (SHS), and the national grid in select rural communities in India and Nepal. Electricity access, in general, leads to reduced kerosene use, more time spent...

Strengthening Governance of India's Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program

This issue brief examines how improved governance can help make India’s appliance efficiency standards and labelling program more successful. We focus particularly on standard setting, program implementation, and monitoring and verification through the lens of transparency, accountability,...

Amala Devi

Project Associate - Governance, WRI India

Amala is part of the Electricity Governance Initiative where she works on the policy and planning aspects of renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access.

Prior to WRI, she was...

Jaya Dhindaw

Strategy Head - Integrated Urban Planning, EMBARQ India

Jaya Dhindaw is the Strategy Head (Integrated Urban Practice) at WRI India. She is based in Bangalore and provides strategic leadership to all Urban Planning initiatives across WRI India, managing...

Snehil Sinha

Senior Associate – Cities and Transport, WRI India

Snehil Sinha is Senior Associate with the Cities and Transport team. She works with city administrations, mainly in Delhi-NCR to advocate non-motorised and multi-modal transport systems available...

Roselin Dey

Senior Project Associate – Initiative to Catalyze Urban Innovations, WRI India

Roselin Dey works with the Initiative to Catalyze Urban Innovations Program at WRI India. She is working on tracking emerging business trends in mobility entrepreneurship. She works at the...

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