CLEAN (Clean Energy Access Network) is a network of decentralized renewable energy (DRE) organisations committed use clean energy to accelerate social, environmental and economic development in India. CLEAN works towards supporting, unifying and growing the DRE sector and its impact. With a network of over 200 social enterprises across India, CLEAN is considered as the industry body for Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) sector.
Its primary focus is on underserved and underprivileged communities where reliable, affordable and clean energy plays a unique role in alleviating poverty and improving quality of life. CLEAN has contributed to development and influencing policies for the sector, bridged access to finance for members, facilitated technology innovations, assisted its members in accessing markets and built capacity of enterprises through trainings. CLEAN’s annual flagship report ‘the State of the DRE Sector in India’ is highly appreciated and used to develop DRE strategies for India.