Energy and Environment Sector
The opportunities for investment in India’s energy and environment sector are huge. Govt. of India has planned to increase the renewable installed capacity from nearly 70 GW at the end of 2018 to 175 GW by 2022, mostly from solar and wind. India houses one the most vibrant energy markets of scale in the world. Nearly USD 20 billion investment in solar energy during 2017 and 2018 alone.
Water conservation and waste recycling is now at the forefront of India’s environmental management initiatives. Currently numerous projects are underway in urban and rural areas to ensure minimum wastage of valuable natural resources. Projects like ‘Nal Se Jal’ for piped water supply, waste-to-energy generation, modern agriculture solutions have become lucrative investment destinations.
Why Invest in India
The fastest growing major renewable energy market. Expected to have an installed capacity of 175 GW by 2022
Ranked 2nd most attractive market for investment in renewable energy after China, ahead of the USA
Several grid modernization projects underway, including 100 smart cities, providing a big market for electric equipments
India is the 3rd largest environmental technologies market. Rapid industrialization presents challenges and opportunities
Between 2017 and 2018, India attracted USD 20 billion worth of investments in solar energy projects alone
Water conservation technologies is one of the newest market opportunities in India, with minimal competition