India Energy Access Summit

CPI’s India Director, Dr. Gireesh Shrimali and USICEF Director, Mr. Dhruba Purkayastha will be hosting a session at the India Energy Access Summit on Tuesday, February 13th at 03:00 PM. The session is titled, “Enabling India’s Mainstream Financing for scaling up DRE”....

How Big Dollars Are Catalyzing India’s Small-Scale Solar Market

A version of this blog first appeared on Greentech Media. In order to meet India’s energy access goals, distributed solar has to scale significantly. While there has been growth in this Indian market segment, it has been from a very small level of installations. While...

US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) opens call for applications

US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) is currently seeking applications from project developers, project proponents, and catalyzers in India’s distributed solar power sector, who could benefit from project preparation services and funding for early stage project development. USICEF, a keystone of the commitment made between the Indian and US governments to mobilize finance for Indian clean energy, is India’s first facility to help promising distributed solar projects become investment-ready, via essential early-stage project preparation support.