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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...

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Husk Power Systems was established in 2007, wherein the company offered an off-grid power generation...

The right suite of design solutions and delivery models with innovative financial support mechanisms...

India has installed just about 2,538 megawatt (MW) of the targeted 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop...

According to ZunRoof founder and CEO Pranesh Chaudhary, the app is an "integrated type in which...

All levels of the duty will be imposed “ad valorem minus anti-dumping duty payable, if any” when...

The workshop, under the IIT-B’s Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability (SoULS)...

The government is focusing on solar pumps as a way to battle irrigation issues as well as reduce...

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...