Case Studies highlight best practices in terms of renewable energy procurement by corporate leaders. They also try to capture the lessons from efforts of the civil society and others on scaling clean energy procurement.

India has 63.3 million Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs). 31% of these are manufacturing units, which account for 25 percent of the industrial sector’s energy consumption. Advancing the implementation of clean energy measures in the MSME sector can play a key role in India’s clean energy transition.

WRI India and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) through the Green Power Market Development Group (GPMDG) initiative attempted to aggregate energy demand from six corporate buyers in Bengaluru—Coca Cola, Infosys, IBM, Cognizant, Philips and Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC).

This case study outlines:
GPMDG’s policy advocacy regarding the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission’s Order S/03/01 ‘Wheeling Charges, Banking Charges & Cross Subsidy Surcharge for Solar Power Generators,’ that allowed certain consumers…