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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...

In just 10 years, the climate change ‘victim’ has become a leader in renewable energy

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access.

A...

The governments in many countries have been nudging their citizens to move away from electricity guzzling incandescent bulbs to greener alternatives...

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics.

According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood...

Social enterprises are unique additions to our economic landscape. While they employ business principles to earn revenue and offset costs, their...

For far too long, the electricity debate has swirled around limited access, consumer theft and distribution companies’ losses. It is time the...

Country News

Even as the forecasts of exponential growth in the country’s off-grid market promise greater capital...

Dhaval Radia, senior VP at Greenlight Planet (a solar energy solutions provider to rural consumers)...

Energy storage is today the only way to reduce our carbon footprint, and become a country reliant on...

The rooftop programme will be implemented with total financial support of Rs 11,814 crore.

India has approved the second phase of its programme to hit 40GW of grid-connected rooftop solar by...

This is in contrast to the government’s Saubhagya Scheme data, which shows that 100% household...

Fossil fuel most at risk due to a large-scale addition of renewable energy, led by solar, in the...

The Indian government is staunchly pursuing its plan to help domestic manufacturers challenge the...

Overall, the budget provides Rs 4,960 crore for both grid-interactive and off-grid or decentralized...

The overall private player driven market could grow to Rs 26,178 million by 2023 from current Rs...

The subsidy will be of two parts — a 30% central share and 20% state share.

Net-metered solar pumps is a revolutionary idea.