Prayas (Energy Group) organised a round table on “Gender and Electricity” on the 26th of September 2014 at New Delhi. The objective was to explore how a specific focus on gender in grid and grid interactive systems can improve electricity supply and end-use. There were 23 participants representing grid and off-grid electricity, water and livelihood sectors and gender studies. Discussions were on developing a gender perspective in electricity service delivery,experiences in other sectors and lessons from other countries towards arriving at implementable ideas for the Indian electricity sector.
Prayas (Energy Group) organised a round table on ‘RTI and Electricity Sector” at Mumbai on February 25, 2014. The objective was to realise the full potential of RTI in the electricity sector so as to improve service delivery and democratise governance. This was to be achieved through sharing experiences and discussing action plans for the better use of RTI in the electricity sector. The event had 19 participants, mostly from Maharashtra and Rajasthan. They were from a mix of RTI activists/trainers, electricity sector officials and civil society organisations working in electricity sector.
Prayas Energy Group (PEG) released its publication titled, “A Guidebook on Super-Efficient Equipment Program (SEEP)” at a side event hosted at the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in New Delhi on 18th April, 2013.
Prayas Energy Group (PEG) and Pune International Centre (PIC) organized a round table discussion on ‘Promoting Rooftop Solar Electricity Generation and Domestic PV Manufacturing’ on 6th February 2013 at the MCCIA towers in Pune.
Giri Institute of Development Studies (GIDS), Lucknow and Prayas Energy Group (Prayas), Pune jointly organised a round table on “Electricity for All” at Lucknow on September 28, 2012. The objective of the round table was to discuss challenges and approaches to ensure electrification for all households in India with focus on UP.