Strategic Options For Countries To Achieve Energy For Sustainable Development
Note by the UNECE secretariat
As a part of Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change,
India has made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of our installed power generation capacity shall be
from non-fossil fuel sources and also by 2030, reduce emission intensity of GDP by 33-35%
from 2005 level.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of the Government of India and the Ministry of Energy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy. This was signed on 29th October, 2019 in Riyadh.
All the inhabited census villages stand electrified as on 28.04.2018. Further, all the states reported electrification of all households, as on 31.03.2019, except few households in LWE affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.
In partnership with NITI Aayog, International Energy Agency (IEA) released the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies.