India Energy Modelling Forum
What to study?
For Prelims and Mains: About IEMF- objectives, functions and significance.
Context: First Workshop on India Energy Modelling Forum was recently Held.
Organized by: NITI Aayog and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with the support of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Organized under the Sustainable Growth Pillar of the India-U.S. Strategic Energy Partnership.
- IEMF has been envisaged as a pan-stakeholder platform for debating ideas, scenario-planning & discussing the India’s energy future.
- It seeks to provide a platform for leading experts and policy makers to study important energy and environmental issues and ensure induction of modelling and analysis in informed decision making process.
- The Forum aims to improve cooperation and coordination between modeling teams, the Government of India, knowledge partners and think-tanks, build capacity of Indian institutions, and identify issues for joint modeling activities and future areas of research.