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Project name Indo-German Energy Programme (IGEN)
Country/region India
Duration 2003-2013
Short Description

The IGEN programme is working in collaboration with the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the MNRE State Nodal Agencies in Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for facilitating access to renewable energy in rural areas.
IGEN is focusing in particular on productive/income-generating applications of renewable energy. This includes:

  • Modernization/upgrading of existing traditional water mills in Uttarakhand in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA).
  • Supporting the dissemination of Solar PV Pumps in Bihar in collaboration with the Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA).
Implemented by

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with MNRE and other partners

Funded by

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Further Information

IGEN Website