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Leading the Transition to Clean Energy

The "Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss State Clean Energy Fund (SCEFs) Roadmap", organized by IIEC, was held on March 15, 2013 at Hotel Le Meridien in Bangalore, as part of project funded by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK-FCO), to present and discuss the Draft Roadmap of the Karnataka Clean Energy Fund.



The workshop aimed to provide the rationale for the Karnataka State Clean Energy Fund, its initiation, project pipelines and roll-out plan. The workshop included the following key points for discussion:

  • Why Clean Energy Funds?
  • Lessons from International Experiences on Clean Energy Funds
  • Lessons from National Experiences on Clean Energy Funds
  • Legal Mandate for setting up of Clean Energy Funds
  • Proposed SCEF Fund Structure
  • Next Steps


The workshop was attended by the Chairman of Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), Dr. M. R. Srinivasa Murthy, and other Senior Officials of the Commission, as well as the Principal Secretary Energy Department of the Government of Karnataka, Mr. S. K. Pattnaik, Officers of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) and State Utilities, NGOs, Academic and R&D organisations and Senior Representatives of UK-FCO.


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