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Headquarters

Germany

 

Commencement of Engagement

4 March 2016

 

Engagement Overview

The LoI between NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency, Paris, aims to promote cooperation related to energy sector analysis and planning, modelling and forecasting, seeking broader dissemination of best practices, and a strategy towards the development of human resources in the sector.

Highlights/Achievements

Workshop

Indian Power Sector: Low Carbon Transition Strategy for Renewable Energy Integration

NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency, with the support of Asian Development Bank, convened four regional workshops in India. These workshops took place in Chennai (16 April 2018), Pune (18 April 2018), New Delhi (20 April 2018) and Kolkata (23 April 2018). A national workshop was also held in New Delhi (20 April 2018). The purpose of the workshop was to bring together the stakeholders to discuss and analyse trends and challenges in India’s electricity sector related to achieving the country’s 2022 target of achieving 175 GW of power capacity from renewable sources.

 

Meeting

Dr Fatih Birol (Executive Director of the IEA) on 10 January 2020 presented the key findings of the IEA In-depth review of India’s energy policies in New Delhi in the presence of Pralhad Joshi (Minister of Coal), Dharmendra Pradhan (Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel), R.K. Singh (Minister for Power and Renewable Energy), Dr Rajiv Kumar (Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog), Amitabh Kant (CEO of NITI Aayog), key energy secretaries, ambassadors, think tanks and the media.

Timeline

  • MoU signed on 4 March 2016
  • Launch of In-depth review of India’s energy policies held on 10 January 2020.

 

Publications

‘India 2020: Energy Policy Review’
NITI Aayog in partnership with International Energy Agency (IEA) released the first In-depth review of India’s energy policies on 10 January 2020. The report highlights the achievements of India’s energy policies and provides recommendations to support the government’s goals of promoting well-functioning energy markets and boosting deployment of renewable energy.
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