Avenues for Subsidy Swap in India – Insights from the ACCESS Surveys

Event: The Subsidy Swap in Asia: Reforming Fossil Fuel and Electricity Subsidies to Drive a Renewable Revolution

Avenues for Subsidy Swap in India – Insights from the ACCESS Surveys

17 June 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Shalu Agrawal, Council on Energy, Environment and Water
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The Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity - Survey of States is a survey carried out in 2015 covering more than 9000 rural households in the six most energy-poor states in India: Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. This presentation discussed some insights from the survey concerning the progress of household electrification, the reliability of electricity supply, and opportunities for a subsidy swap from kerosene to solar.

Geographical Focus: 
India
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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