About the EU-India CECP project

This website has been established under the India-EU Clean Energy and Climate Partnership (CECP) project, which is one of the main projects implementing the Clean Energy and Climate Partnership. It started in December 2018. It is financed by the Partnership Instrument of the European Union and managed by the Delegation of the European Union to India.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited (PwC India) is the implementing partner for this project, together with NIRAS A/S, EUROCHAMBRES and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). This website has been developed under the CECP project.

The project will address issues like energy efficiency in buildings (Energy Conservation Building Code, nearly zero energy buildings, smart readiness indicators and cooling) and industry, development and deployment of renewable energy, including solar and offshore wind, smart grid applications, energy storage, energy recovery from waste, increasing access to clean energy, climate mitigation and adaptation initiatives, accountability framework for mitigation, sustainable patterns of consumption and production, sustainable financing of clean energy, energy efficiency and climate action.

The project started in December 2018 and will end in December 2021.

Our Objective

The overall objective of the project is to reinforce cooperation between EU and India on clean energy and climate change with a view to ensure a secure, clean, affordable and reliable energy supply for all and to progress in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The overall objective is envisaged to be achieved by focusing on Energy Efficiency (EE), Renewable Energy (RE) and Climate Change (CC). The overview of main activities to be carried out are:

  • Policy Dialogue: Exchange of experiences, best practices & views (webinars, Workshops, study tours, field visits, demo projects)
  • Cooperation: Organization of key EU-India events, Research and Innovation, Development & implementation of technical solutions, Financial investment in Renewable energy and Energy Efficiency and Business to Business engagement

The proposed assignment has the specific objective to exchange views on policy and regulatory approaches, governance, best practices, business solutions, market access and research and innovation opportunities in the field of RE, EE and CC in India.

Implementing partners

PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited (PwC India) is the implementing partner for this project, together with NIRAS A/S, EUROCHAMBRES and Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

PwC India


PwC is the oldest and largest professional services firm, with a presence of over 130 years. The firm has leveraged the huge international network and experience to provide solutions to challenges associated with the evolving trend of globalization. With a global outlook and local knowledge of culture, laws and business needs, PwC has been able to help clients in India make the most of the changing market scenario.



Niras  provides  consultancy in a variety of fields such as construction and infrastructure, public utilities, environmental and natural resources, climate change and energy, planning, and development consulting.



EUROCHAMBRES represents over 20 million businesses in Europe through 46 members (42 national associations of chambers of commerce and industry and two transnational chamber organizations and a European network of 1700 regional and local chambers. More than 93% of these businesses are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). 



The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is a not-for-profit policy research institutions. CEEW uses data, integrated analysis, and outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources.