The India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is a Think-Tank of global repute on Smart Energy, Electric Mobility and Smart Cities. ISGF, established as a Public Private Partnership initiative of Government of India in 2011, is spearheading the mission to accelerate electric grid modernization and energy transition in India. ISGF is registered as a Not for Profit Society under Indian Societies Act and have its registered office at CBIP Building, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021.
The main objectives of ISGF are:
ISGF works with government institutions such as NITI Aayog, CEA, CPRI, CERC, NSGM and NCIIPC; ministries such as MoP, MNRE, DoT, MoUD, MoHI etc and other stakeholders like state governments, electric utilities and electricity regulatory commissions. ISGF has over 170 members comprising of ministries, government institutions, utilities, technology providers, academia and research. Representatives from ISGF member organisations work closely as part of the 8 working groups of ISGF focused on different aspects such as:
Since inception, ISGF has been driving the programs for digitalization of utilities and is actively involved in training and capacity building and various advisory and research activities in the areas of renewable energy, smart grids, energy storage, electric vehicles, smart cities; and latest technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics. ISGF has provided advisory services including capacity building and training programs to several utilities and regulatory bodies in India and overseas.
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