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Industry experts are making a strong case for promoting distributed generation of solar power that cuts down on transmission and distribution costs,...

20.05.2018 , Bharath Jairaj / Pamli Deka

Creating jobs for women in the indian renewable energy sector

India’s transition to clean energy could improve the quality of life of women

India can increase its GDP by up to 60% by 2025 by enabling more women...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Saubhagya’ rural electrification scheme aims to bring light to every Indian home by March 2019. The scheme offers free...

The unrelenting heat of the summer afternoon sends us scurrying for cover under a large tree as we reach Dhundi village in Gujarat’s Kheda district....

Irrespective of the kinds of systems hospitals might have in place, the best way to guarantee constant clean power is having a reliable, long term,...

02.03.2018 , TCA Sharad Raghavan

Lithium ion batteries charge up rural houses

The shift towards lithium ion batteries from the older technology of lead acid batteries has allowed firms like Kaho India Private Limited to help the...

A recent article on Sun-Connect, “Solar power push lights up options for India’s rural women” conveyed powerful anecdotal evidence of the value of...

By fully embracing distributed innovation, India has the opportunity to not only sustainably deliver quality, reliable, modern power for all while...

A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled the crop yield, and could relieve the...

From cash to buy bicycles to jobs that avoid early marriage, solar power is giving Uttar Pradesh women choices.

In her village of Komalia, the fog...

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Yesterday, India’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies announced that it had recommended the...

There are now inexpensive and workable solutions to increase the uptake of rooftop solar power in...

Solar energy has ticked off all the necessary boxes to become a favourite of the suppliers in search...

In talks to raise $55 m in equity and debt

While the interest, economics, and resources are in place, regulatory hurdles and a lack of...

Six leading solar developers have protested the decisions of Solar Energy Corporation of India...

As an investor from a matured solar market in the West looking at India, Jonathan Selwyn, chairman...

This will apply to all the implementing agencies involved in off-grid and decentralized solar...

New research commissioned by Tata Trusts and Copenhagen Consensus examines the best ways to close...

Continuing the programme will help India achieve an additional 118 MWp off-grid solar PV capacity by...

Microgrids help communities bypass the politics of power that prevents adivasi and remote households...

China announced last week it was halting approvals of some new solar projects this year and cutting...