Policy Briefs & Reports

India: Meeting Energy Needs for Development While Addressing Climate Change

Madhura Joshi, Radhika Khosla


December 13, 2016

India is undergoing structural urban and economic transitions and has set ambitious policy targets to meet its rising energy needs for development. Expanding coal and renewables are two important pillars of this undertaking and, since 2008, climate protection is of increasing concern. India’s international engagements reflect these motivations of both energy security and climate change, where India is increasingly engaging in transfer of clean and efficient energy technologies to developing countries like itself.