India Clean Energy (ICE) Cluster

India Clean Energy (ICE) Cluster

  • Overview

    Summary

    It seeks to establish across Kerala a pioneering Green Network of Clean Energy Clusters where enterprises can engage in a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) powered purely by 100% Clean Energy.

    Commitment Target(s)
    • 2018 – The ICE Cluster aims to be internationally and nationally recognized for innovative project initiatives that connect clean energy businesses & research to catalyze economic vitality with associated environmental and community benefits. The ICE Cluster’s goal is that by 2018, it has resulted in the following benefits for Kerala which can then be replicated nationwide:

      Job Growth: 1000 new primary jobs through the Clusters;

      Attraction: 5-10 businesses/year, emphasizing headquarters and/or major regional offices, with a target of attracting atleast 1 major player;

      Incubation: 10-20 new start ups/small businesses per year;

      Projects: One project of global significance in 3 years, and 1 per year of regional/statewide significance; and

      Economic Impact: $100 million economic growth from clean energy activity in the region.

    • Sustainable Development Goals
      1. No poverty; 2. Zero hunger; 3. Good health and well-being; 4. Quality education; 5. Gender equality; 6. Clean water and sanitation; 7. Affordable and clean energy; 8. Decent work and economic growth; 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure; 10. Reduced inequalities; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land; 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
      Issue areas
      Biodiversity; Child Labour; Children's Rights; Climate Change; Education; Energy; Food and Agriculture; Forced Labour; Gender Equality; Health; Human Rights; Human Trafficking; Indigenous Peoples; Labour; Migrant Workers; Peace; Persons with Disabilities; Poverty; Principle 1; Principle 2; Principle 3; Principle 4; Principle 5; Principle 6; Principle 7; Principle 8; Principle 9; Rule of Law; Water and Sanitation; Women's Empowerment; Youth
      Industry sector(s) that apply to this commitment
      Alternative energy; Chemicals; Community and social services; Construction & materials; Education and training; Electricity; Electronic & electrical equipment; Gas, water & multiutilities; Industrial engineering; Leisure goods; Personal goods; Pharmaceuticals & biotechnology; Software & computer services; Technology hardware & equipment
      Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented
      India
      More information is available in the following downloads

      Partners

      Names of committing organisations Names of additional partners

      KSIDC, Cleantech Open Accelerator, EMerge Alliance and more

      Note: All organisations listed above are accountable for the commitment made. These organisations are required to complete an annual communication on progress for the duration of the commitment, either jointly or individually, as laid out in the accountability section of the submission form.