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.
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.
A body of professionals to promote development and use of hydropower. The aims and objectives are: To identify critical Hydro Power issues of national and regional importance on the basis of ongoing assessment of Hydro Power Development of States. To raise awareness about critical Hydro Power issues at all levels of decision making from the highest authorities including Govt of India and the states, to the general public.
IEEMA is the national representative organisation of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment. IEEMA, the first ISO certified industry association in India, has over 750 member organisations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution.
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.
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Indias premier apex chamber covers a membership of over 4 lakh companies and professionals across the country. It was established in 1920 by promoter chambers, representing all regions of India. As an apex industry body, ASSOCHAM represents the interests of industry and trade, interfaces with Government on policy issues and interacts with counterpart international organizations to promote bilateral economic issues. ASSOCHAM is represented on all national and local bodies and is, thus, able to pro-actively convey industry viewpoints, as also communicate and debate issues relating to public-private partnerships for economic development.
The company was established in the year 2001. The forum is perhaps the only indian organisation which represents energy sector as a whole. Most major public and private sector organizations in power, oil and gas, coal and renewable energy have become its members.