District energy in cities initiative: Rapid assessment of five Indian cities-Thane

Zhuolun Chen, Nikhil Kolsepatil, Tejas Shinde, Ashish Verma, Soumya Chaturvedula, Emani Kumar

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This report contains the rapid assessment of the Indian city of Thane undertaken alongside four other district cooling rapid assessments of Bhopal, Coimbatore, Pune and Rajkot. This report sets out a high-level analysis of the current impacts of space cooling in Thane, the potential of district cooling and its benefits in the city, policy options to accelerate district cooling and the high-level feasibility of specific district cooling projects. Through the District Energy in Cities Initiative, UN
Environment and partners will provide further support to Thane to help realize its district cooling potential.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages115
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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