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Coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of public services in India but off-grid renewable energy is a key way to improve healthcare

A desire to help rural India’s dairy farmers who do not have access to electricity led New Delhi-based New Leaf Dynamic Technologies to come up with a...

25.05.2020 , Lanvin Concessao, Dheeraj Kumar Gupta and Pamli Deka

Fighting COVID-19: A Solar-powered Hospital in Rural Jharkhand Takes on the Pandemic

Even as global health experts raise concerns over the risks faced by rural areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlight the need for a...

COVID19 pandemic is spreading and affecting countries across the globe and bringing economies to a halt. The solar industry at large and also in India...

01.04.2020 , Andy Kessler

Give Philanthropy the Market Test

A project to electrify rural India shows how investment helps the poor more than aid.

In Sahibganj district, north-eastern Jharkhand, Premjyoti Hospital is the only medical facility within a radius of 200 km, that has the staff and...

India is making great strides towards Sustainable Development Goal 7 of achieving universal energy access by 2030.  From pioneering one of the world’s...

Electricity is a basic infrastructure requirement for any healthcare unit. But in developing geographies like India and some East African countries,...

It is a humid monsoon afternoon, and Dr. Ann Miriam and Dr. Vijay Anand Ismavel are worried as they check their diesel stocks. It is the fifth day...

04.11.2019 , Sahil Khanna, Partnerships Business leader for Asia at Greenlight Planet

Financial inclusion increasingly enables 'energy inclusion' in rural India

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) serve nearly 3.2% of India’s population, enabling unbanked and underbanked individuals to access micro-loans for...

Country News

According to a new study, the countrywide lockdown in India from March 24th to May 17th, 2020, to...

A new report outlines key considerations for Indian regulators and other stakeholders when designing...

Here’re some views and suggestions from the industry stakeholders on the scope for solar equipment...

Their names have not been shared as due diligence is still on. The fund will help these enterprises...

Currently, under the MNRE Scheme, solar pumps fulfilling the MNRE specifications can be installed,...

India is considering imposing a customs duty on imports of solar modules, cells and inverters from...

The rapid expansion of solar and wind energy capacity is expected to drive up Indian demand for...

Bidders now have until June 26 to bid for installation and commissioning of standalone off-grid...

Six solar micro-grids cater to about 600 families in Satjelia island .

Economic activities have continued to witness major drop in the mini-grid villages.

The ministry added that during the extended period, the sanction of new projects under the Scheme...

New technology may not last longer than three to five years, going forward, because of the rapid...