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The Stanford Social Innovation Review recently published a smart analysis by Rachel Pritzker and Mike Berkowitz about why it's so important for...

It has usually been observed that a high correlation exists between consumption of electricity (energy) and improvements in the Human Development...

India’s issues supplying reliable electricity to its population are well known and sometimes high profile. Just think back to the lack of adequate...

Currently, over 300 million people in India lack access to electricity — almost the size of the entire population of the United States. Increasing...
Approximately 360 million people in India lack adequate access to grid-electricity and another 20 million households receive less than four hours of...

02.10.2014 , Sustainability Outlook

The Scalability of Off-Grid Renewable Energy Firms

The market is presently very favourable for DRE (Decentralized Renewable Energy) products to electrify rural India. The market is now approaching a...
I wrote this article for Times of India. It is India-focused, but the same lessons apply everywhere. Cheap tablets, connectivity, and social media...

12.11.2013 , Shahidur R. Khandker, Douglas F. Barnes and Hussain A. Samad

Are the energy poor also income poor? Energy poverty in rural and urban India

Energy poverty is a frequently used term among energy specialists, but unfortunately the concept is rather loosely defined. Several existing...

01.10.2013 , Nicholas Wenzel

Tackling Energy Poverty in Rural India

India's efforts to tackle energy poverty are having a big impact, but is it enough?With an annual GDP growth rate of 5.8 percent over the past two...
Development Research Group of World Bank published a long-term study about impacts of Household electrification. The paper is part of a larger effort...

Country News

The first products are set to come off the production line in January 2019.

The award of the nation’s first solar project quality certificate may signal a renewed determination...

India is on a mission to put its ample sunshine to work, with ambitious efforts underway that have...

As both electricity and water demand are increasing, traditional sources of energy have become a...

The ministry of new and renewable energy is set to cap India’s solar power tariffs at ₹ 2.5 and ₹...

A 25% Safeguard Duty for the first year, followed by 20% on such imports for the first six months of...

India will use its role in the ISA to try to enhance its influence in the alliance's member states,...

Small to mid-sized renewable energy companies in India are starting to look like attractive takeover...

The U.S.-based foundation has raised an additional $32 million in debt over the last 18 months for...

A robust national solar irrigation programme could successfully contribute to the country reaching...

The electric vehicles will make up 20 per cent of the Hyderabad store's delivery fleet.

The Finance Ministry has to choose between its ambitious renewable energy program and the potential...