Projects - International Climate Initiative (IKI)

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As of: January 2017

Marketing solar energy in urban regions and industrial zones in India (ComSolar)

Objective and activities

The project supported the development and demonstration of innovative business models for commercialising solar energy in both urban and industrial zones. To this end, it developed a strategy for marketing solar energy and supporting the implementation of the National Solar Mission, which aims to install solar power plants generating an output of 100 Gigawatts by 2020. Activities included feasibility studies, technology transfer, information campaigns and comprehensive capacity building for the project partners.

State of implementation/results

Project data


Partner institution:

Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

Implementing organisation:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

BMUB grant:
€ 13,872,000

12/2009 till 10/2016


Fact sheet:
Supporting innovative technologies within the International Climate Initiative (IKI): Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) (PDF, 482 KB)

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