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India’s NDC includes an overarching 2030 target to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35% below the 2005 level. The NDC focuses on the energy sector, transport sector and forestry to achieve this target. The Indian NDC also emphasizes the need for climate finance, adaptation, technology...
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    By 2020, reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 20-25% below the 2005 level.

    India’s 12th Five Year Plan 2012-2017

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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      EV100 - Commit to electric vehicles

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      Carbon pricing

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Reduce SLCPs

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      Remove deforestation

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      Responsible climate policy

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      Sustainable Fuels

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    By 2030, reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35% below the 2005 level.

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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      EV100 - Commit to electric vehicles

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      Carbon pricing

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Reduce SLCPs

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      Remove deforestation

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      Report climate information (TCFD)

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      Responsible climate policy

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      Sustainable Fuels

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    Long term goal to bring 33% of India’s geographic area under forest cover, and aim to increase forest cover by 5 million hectares. (Green India Mission)

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    Subsidies for electric and hybrid vehicles ranging from USD 165 to USD 360 for mild hybrids, USD 885 to USD 1065 for strong hybrids and USD 900 and USD 2,010 for electric vehicles. (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicle Program)

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      EV100 - Commit to electric vehicles

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      Reduce SLCPs

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      Science-based targets

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      Sustainable Fuels

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    Investment of around USD$2.5billion on electricity grid infrastructure.

    Green Energy Corridor and Grid Strengthening Project

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Science-based targets

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    By 2030, achieve around 40% cumulative electric power installed capacity from non-fossil fuel based energy resources.

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Science-based targets

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    By 2022, increase renewable energy capacity up to 175GW.

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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    By 2022, aims to increase installed capacity by the following amounts:

    • 60GW of wind
    • 100GW of solar
    • 10GW of biomass
    • 100GW of hydropower

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Science-based targets

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    By 2018-2019, aim to save 10% on energy consumption. (National Smart Grid Mission)

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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    Mandatory requirement on designated customers within energy-intensive sectors to meet certain requirements to meet certain energy savings. (Perform Achieve Trade and Energy Conservation Act)

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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    Excise of USD$6 per tonne of coal from domestic and international sources, with funds raised to be invested into clean energy projects. (National Clean Energy Fund and Clean Energy Cess)

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      EP100 - Double energy productivity

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      RE100 - 100% renewable power

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      Report climate information (TCFD)

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      Science-based targets

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    By 2047, reduce HFCs by 85% below 2024-2026 levels.

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      Reduce SLCPs

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