13 November 2017: The energy task force, conceived as the working team of the group on Access to Energy, engaged in several discussions over the last few months to deliberate over a wide range of solutions that can support the Government of India’s initiatives in the decentralised renewable energy segment. The UNIBF team organised a roundtable chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the UN Resident Coordinator, which focused on the key challenges faced by the sector and the group’s recommendations. Subsequently, a detailed 10-point actionable recommendation paper was presented to the Additional Secretary, outlining key issues including financing eco-system, communications, behaviour change, skilling along with suggested areas of business collaboration and support.
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