Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) was formed in 2008 as a not-for-profit society with the vision and financial support provided by various proactive energy efficiency equipment and services companies- Conzerv Systems Pvt Ltd (CSPL – since acquired by Schneider-Electric India in 2009), Schneider Electric, Thermax Limited, Grundfos Pumps India and Development Enviroenergy Services Ltd, and other practitioners and energy service companies to create a platform for the private sector to engage with government and help create an energy services market in India.
USAID/ECO-III project partners, International Resources Group, with support from Alliance to Save Energy provided strategic guidance and support to develop and implement AEEE’s Vision and Mission. They also helped in the launch of the initial set of activities and programmes. During its formative years it’s initial days, AEEE was supported by a number of energy efficiency equipment manufacturers and services providers with a focus on business enablement.
Over the years, AEEE has continuously strived to foster a culture of energy efficiency in India through supporting policy implementation, business enablement, and knowledge products. In the recent years, AEEE has joined forces with major foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and peer organizations that have helped AEEE establish itself as a credible and effective platform in the field of energy efficiency in India.