Introduction: Scope of Services
The Centre for Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development provides a range of services. These include:
Information and Advocacy: Create contextualized knowledge base and public awareness on renewable energy, efficiency, entrepreneurship and innovations, in collaboration with local, national and international organizations. Organize workshops, seminars, orientations, training events and information and education campaigns on renewable energy and sustainable development
Pre-feasibility Studies: Objective preliminary assessment of the technical, economic, environmental viability of proposed projects on renewable energy and its sustainability.
Techno-Economic Mapping & Financial Analysis and Evaluation: Meticulous techno-economic mapping and diligent financial analysis and evaluation of various programmes, projects & technologies in renewable energy and sustainable development.
Feasibility Study/Detailed Project Report: Preparation of reports/undertaking studies/surveys for assessing technical feasibility, commercial viability, and environmental feasibility of programmes/projects/ and new and emerging technologies. This includes studies on availability of feedstock/raw materials and resource assessment for selection of site.
Research, Conceptualization, Design, Implementation & Monitoring of Programmes & Projects: Intensive R&D initiatives, Conceptualizing and Designing of Programmes/Projects focusing on development through renewable energy and environment initiatives, effective implementation of such programmes/Projects, and meticulous monitoring of their progress including social and environmental impact assessment.
Policy Planning, Formulating Road maps and Strategy - Providing authentic data and analysis support to policy makers and Government agencies and undertaking in-depth studies for the Governments and other stakeholders for crafting effective policies, evolving road maps and long term strategies for accessible and affordable energy for sustainable development.
Standards, Specifications and Quality Assurance & Control: Study, examine and offer specific suggestions and guidelines for standards, specifications and various aspects of quality assurance of existing and new technologies.
Energy Efficiency, Energy Auditing and Green Building: Studying and promoting energy efficiency policy and technology in buildings, appliances, transport and industry, as well as end-use applications such as lighting. We identify the best-practices, highlighting the opportunities for energy efficiency improvements in various sectors.
Green House Gases, Climate Change, Clean Development Mechanism(CDM): Impact assessment of green house gas emissions, Climate change mitigation policies and initiate CDM Project Development.
Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development Initiatives: Acknowledging renewable energy is fundamental to sustainable development, undertaking initiatives that promote education, skill/capacity building and livelihood opportunities for people in the community, across vulnerabilities.