The Indian Wind Energy Association (In WEA) was set up in 2002 as a not-for-profit organisation under the Societies Act. In WEA with more than 300 members is dedicated to promotion and development of wind power in India. Since its inception InWEA has worked consistently towards removing barriers to wind power development and creation of an enabling regulatory and policy environment for investments in this sector.
The Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) was set up in 1996 as a non-profit organization under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975. Started with 37 members, the association is now having 1100 members spread all over India. Since its inception it has worked consistently, towards removing barriers to wind power development and creation of an enabling regulatory and policy environment for investments in this sector.
The Solar Energy of India (SESI), established in 1976, and having its secretariat in New Delhi, is the Indian section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Its interests cover all aspects of renewable energy, including characteristics, effects and methods of use, and it provides a common ground to all those concerned with the nature and utilization of this renewable non-polluting resource. The Society is interdisciplinary in nature, with most of the leading energy researchers and manufacturers of renewable energy systems and devices of the country as its members. High academic attainments are not a prerequisite for membership and any person engaged in research, development or utilization of renewable energy or in fields related to renewable energy and interested in the promotion of renewable energy utilization can become a member of the society.
An independent body that provides a neutral platform for the discussion and examination of issues critical to the development of the private power sector in India. The Independent Power Producers Association of India (IPPAI) was set up after the Government of India opened power generation to private players and invited developers to set up power projects in India. IPPAI was set up with the idea to provide a neutral forum to IPPs to discuss various issues and bottlenecks that the nascent industry faced. IPPAI provides a cerebral platform as also an engaging interface between players in the energy sector, policy makers (central and state level), electricity boards, financial institutions, ministries, power developers, Indian and multinational companies, equipment suppliers, EPC contractors and consultants.
FICCI was established in the year 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with Indias struggle for independence and its subsequent emergence as one of the most rapidly growing economies globally. FICCI plays a leading role in policy debates that are at the forefront of social, economic and political change.
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organisation working at the grass-root level and with strong national and international linkages. The Chamber acts as a catalyst in the promotion of industry, trade and entrepreneurship. PHD Chamber, through its research-based policy advocacy role, positively impacts the economic growth and development of the nation. PHD Chamber is more than an organisation of the business community, as it lives by the chosen motto In Community’s Life and Part of It and contributes significantly to socio-economic development and capacity building in several fields.
The Planning Commission, Government of India, jointly with the Indian construction industry has set up Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) to take up activities for the development of the Indian construction industry. The Council, for the first time in the country, provides the impetus and the organisational infrastructure to raise quality levels across the industry. This helps to secure wider appreciation of the interests of construction business by the government, industry and peer groups in society.