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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...

In India’s remarkable renewable energy growth story, the importance of distributed renewable energy often gets overlooked. Even after a year of record...

The Indian government maintains a dashboard to track the progress of electrification at a household level in the country. It shows that 99.99% of...

21.05.2019 , Vaishali Nigam Sinha - The CSR Journal

Renewable Energy: A Potent Tool For Women Empowerment In Rural India

While otherwise enjoying a phase of robust economic growth, India, unfortunately continues to be plagued by energy poverty. This is more pronounced in...

India has almost reached the historic goal of universal electrification. But the challenge of supplying 24x7 Power for All remains. Millions of...

01.04.2019 , Sreekumar N / Manabika Mandal / Ann Josey

100% rural electrification is not enough

Reliable power supply is crucial. Discoms need to address requirements of social and commercial activities

26.02.2019 , Shalu Agrawal and Johannes Urpelainen

Beyond Gloom and Doom: Strengthening Electricity Demand in Rural India

On February 19, Nikhil Jaisinghani published a comment on the recent report “Rural Electrification in India: Customer Behaviour and Demand” by Smart...

Smart Power India (SPI) recently released its newest report, “Rural Electrification in India: Customer Behaviour and Demand”. This is the product of a...

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The rooftop solar market continues to grow. However, several challenges, including policy...

The two sides also called for cooperation in timber trafficking, and conservation of tigers and...

India has achieved nearly 100% household electrification, but the story does not end there.

Depending on traditional fuel means increased risk of respiratory, musculo-skeletal disorders.

India will consider extending deadlines for completing solar energy projects to shield developers...

The impacts of regular electricity supply from solar are clear, with significant improvements in...

A recently released report by GOGLA, the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry,...

The annual budget has allocated $7 billion for KUSUM program aimed at solarizing India’s...

Eleven per cent reported an increase in income levels by up to $66 per month on average.

Solar pumps have emerged as a key tool for the government to achieve its ambition of doubling...

Move aims to boost local manufacturing, protect firms from cheaper imports of solar cells and...

While the concept of mobile food kiosks is new to India, it is an advantage in large cities since...