• Ananth Kumar has favoured creating a dedicated power plant for Bangalore with a generation capacity of 5000 MW to meet the growing electricity requirements of the city.
  • He has been instrumental in the project for setting up a gas-based power plant of 1,400 MW at Bidadi.
  • As the Chief Patron of his NGO Adamya Chetana, Shri AnanthKumar promotes the use of alternate energy i.e., Swadeshi fuel made out of agricultural waste to cook Mid- day meal for 70,000 school children.
  • As a Member of Parliament, he has assisted various research groups on energy conservation as well as for promoting renewable energy.
  • Has been pushing for Solar power purchase from public by BESCOM etc.