Afghanistan Energy Executives visit India to Review Best Practices in Clean Energy Integration

NOVEMBER 2014 – NEW DELHI, INDIA – Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), senior officials from Afghanistan’s national electric utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), and the Ministry of Energy & Water (MEW) recently participated in an executive exchange with their Indian counterparts in New Delhi, India to review best practices in the renewable energy integration process. During the exchange, conducted by the U.S. Energy Association (USEA) as part of the U.S. – Afghanistan Utility Partnership, the delegation gained exposure to the technical, financial, policy and regulatory considerations for clean energy integration. The 10-member Afghan delegation met with key institutions involved in the Indian clean energy sector, including the NTPC Vidyet Vyapar Nigam Ltd (NVVN), Azure Power, the Solar Energy Company of India (SECI), the Indian Renewable Energy Agency (IREDA), Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, the Central Electricity Regulatory Authority (CERC) and the Indian Wind Energy Association (InWEA).

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November 2014