Energy Transition Index 2018


  • India ranked 78/144 countries
  • Index released by World Economic Forum
  • The index ranks countries on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability.
  • Sweden ranked 1
  • India related facts:
    • According to report, India has taken bold measures to improve energy access, energy efficiency and to improve deployment of renewable sources of energy.
    • However, energy transition in India will require large investments and enabling environment along with robust regulatory frameworks to support transition.
    • India is at crossroads in its energy transition journey.
    • Its energy needs are primarily met by fossil fuels with implications for environmental sustainability and increasing energy import costs.
    • Furthermore, considerable share of India’s population still lacks access to electricity and clean cooking fuel.

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