The World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE) is a not-for-profit institute committed to the cause of promoting sustainable energy and sustainable development, with specific emphasis on issues related to renewable energy, energy security and climate change.

Since its inception in 2004, WISE has pioneered many important initiatives in the above areas. These include, piloting a model Renewable Energy Law for India, proposing a roadmap for generation-based incentives for wind and solar power, drafting an innovative policy framework for solar energy development, developing state level action plans for clean energy technologies, engaging in developing state-level RE policies, capacity building for state RE development agencies, communication and outreach activities to propagate the need for renewables, research initiatives to prove the long-term viability of renewables.