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23.03.2021 , Dr B K Mukhopadhyay & Dr. Boidurjo Rick Mukhopadhyay

Indian 'Women Power'-ed Solar Energy Entrepreneurs

In most of the developing economies, women constitute 70-80% of the total agricultural labour force and they account for over 80% of food production.

Before Govindan Satheeshan installed solar panels on the roof of his home in southern India's Kerala state under a government scheme two years ago,...

23.02.2021 , ​​​​​​​André Neto-Bradley and Rishika Rangarajan

Why India’s urban poor struggle to transition to clean cooking despite grave health impacts

Fire has been essential for cooking since before the dawn of civilisation. In many places across the world, traditional methods – cooking on an open...

Charcoal-filled traditional irons cause air pollution and tree cutting in India - but a 14-year-old's solar innovation could help

Affordability is a much trickier factor to deal with to help consumers from economically poor sections to retain their electricity supply.

India’s solar power ambitions may be staring at a prolonged sunset.

Two or three years ago, solar was the talk of the town. The Government has a goal...

31.08.2020 , Qamar Saleem, Anjali Garg & Brendon Mendonca

Power to the people - A case for energy-efficient appliances in rural India

Improved electricity supply and rising rural incomes are expected to drive a surge in demand for household electric appliances—and an associated...

05.08.2020 , Harsha Meenawat and Bharath Jairaj

Energy for Development in Climate Vulnerable Areas

Access to electricity ensures increased economic productivity, healthcare services and better educational prospects and is thus crucial for...

​Industry executives have complained of major dip in revenue in the past few months after COVID-induced lockdown dampened sales

It is important to link rural electrification programs with rural development plans as it will aid rural development and increase electricity demand...

Country News

Founded in 2013, the social enterprise works on three UN SDGs – no poverty; gender equality; and...

Under the partnership, over 3.75 lakh CSCs will be involved in supplying solar water pumps to...

What motivates people in remote communities to decide to buy and use a particular energy source?

The shortlisted ones will be empanelled and allocated sites for installing solar pumps under the...

India Solar Rooftop Map is an infographic report providing a snapshot of rooftop solar market in...

A draft proposal for the plant is believed to have been submitted and work on the project, with an...

A new report compares the regulatory frameworks of the European Union and India to manage...

Combining rooftop solar with batteries and electric vehicles is in India's near-future.

A new report says that combining rooftop solar with storage presents an enormous opportunity for...

At 3.9 GW, rooftop solar only accounted for 10% of India’s cumulative installed PV capacity by the...

To further protect the interest of domestic module manufacturing companies, the Indian government...

The Chamber of Industrial & Commercial Undertakings (CICU) has demanded Punjab State Power...

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