In India, CPI focuses on developing innovative finance and policy solutions in support of the renewable energy and green growth plans of the Government of India. We work with a host of partners including the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency through the management of a USD 10 million engagement for decentralized solar, and more recently with Encourage Capital and KfW on the build-up of financial intermediaries.
The team expertise lies in renewable energy, electric mobility, forestry, fiscal instrument design, and the financial sector at large.
CPI’s India program is led by Dhruba Purkayastha.
India will require an annual DRE investment of USD 18 billion by 2024, a 10x increase from current levels to meet its sustainability targets. This CPI report outlines the benefits and market potential of India’s DRE sector, examines the current policy and institutional landscape, and provides tailored recommendations for the different stakeholders.
This study examines the landscape of urban green finance in two Indian cities, Hyderabad and Kolkata
To better address food waste at the farm level, farmers—especially smallholder farmers—need access to efficient and clean cold storage solutions at affordable pricing. CaaS with VCCA helps smallholder farmers make decisions on lifecycle benefits, rather than upfront costs.
India’s commitments under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, which aims to limit global warming to well below 2° Celsius relative to pre-industrial levels, include three quantifiable objectives. By 2030, the country aims to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33-35%.
In this podcast, Dhruba Purkayastha, our India Director deliberates on the future of distributed renewable energy in India and its market potential.
In this podcast, Dhruba Purkayastha, our India Director discusses the state of the distributed solar sector in India.