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India Program

Accelerating India's Transition to a Clean Energy Economy for All

400M

in urban population growth by 2050

US $266

billion investment required for India's EV future

500 GW

of installed renewable capacity targeted by 2030

We Must

Transition to shared, electric, and connected passenger mobility and cost-effective, clean, and optimized freight transport

Support electricity market reforms and adoption of new utility business models to favor clean energy portfolios

Define a pathway to make all new buildings net-zero energy by the end of the decade

RMI Will

Build confidence and commitment for ambitious policy action by defining cost-effective, technically feasible transition pathways and contextualizing international best practices.

Partner with industry to resolve system-level barriers and enable large-scale deployments of clean technologies.

Increase capacity for public-private collaboration on the energy transition through joint research and facilitated forums.

RMI's India program collaborates with government and industry leaders to create clean, resilient, and equitable energy and mobility systems.

Market Levers

Capacity

Equip decision-makers with technoeconomic analysis and best practices

Policy

Stimulate demand for and supply of clean technologies

Technology

Deploy early demonstrations and resolve system-level barriers

Finance

Identify financial and procurement innovations to reduce costs

Education

Build broad public support for clean energy solutions

What We Do

We engage businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that support India's cost-effective shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables. We have a deep focus on the transportation and power sectors, which currently account for more than 50 percent of India’s carbon emissions and particulate pollution.

National Policy Support

Partnering with central government agencies to support the development of transformative clean energy policies.

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Urban Mobility Lab

The Urban Mobility Lab is a platform that supports a replicable process to transform the way goods and people move in Indian cities by identifying, integrating, implementing, and scaling cost-effective and clean pilot projects.

Learn More

Zero-Emissions Freight

Industry and policy engagement to accelerate adoption of clean freight solutions

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Lighthouse DISCOMs

Partnership with states and discoms to deploy leading examples of clean energy portfolios

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