June 23, 2020

The roundtable was supported by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO). It provided a platform for Kandeh Yumkella MP, former chairman of UN-Energy; Aaron Leopold, CEO of the Africa Mini-grid Developer’s Association (AMDA); Jessica Stephens, COO of AMDA; and Dan Martin, renewable energy specialist at the United Nations Industrial Devel...

December 8, 2016

New Delhi. On the 5th December 2016, the Indian capital witnessed the launch of the Legislators-Business Forum, jointly organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the Climate Parliament India. The launch was attended by eminent parliamentarians, CEOs and CSR heads of companies, who are currently are implementing low-carbon solutions. They provided insights...

July 12, 2016

The world's largest democracy is targeting a huge expansion of clean energy in the coming years - growth that, if achieved, would transform India's power infrastructure, with dramatic consequences not only for Indian citizens but the planet as a whole. But how can these goals be reached?

The scale of Indian ambition on renewable energy is impressive, to say the least. With around 40GW of renewabl...

June 24, 2016

We're delighted to announce the launch of Local Area Development: A Low-Carbon Approach, a new briefing paper researched and prepared by the Climate Parliament South Asia team. 


The paper intends to inform legislators across India about the potentials and pathways for using low carbon means for local area development and encourages them to take action. It aims to guide legislators in addressing...

May 18, 2016

The Climate Parliament's global executive director, Dr. Sanjay Kumar, accompanied the Secretary of the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to Chottkei village where a pioneering smart solar nano grid has been established, to gain firsthand knowledge and assess its replicability in India and other parts of the world through parliamentary action.


Village Chottkei is located deep inside a T...

May 1, 2016

The Climate Parliament is pleased to announce the publication of a new Policy Briefing, produced by consultancy firm IISD, which explores the current system of kerosene subsidies in India, the key issues facing this system and the implications of kerosene subsidies for the dissemination of clean, alternative off-grid solar lighting solutions. It is one of a series of three policy briefs examinin...