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26.02.2016 , Pugazenthi D., Gopal K. Sarangi, Arabinda Mishra and Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

Replication and scaling-up of isolated mini-grid type of off-grid interventions in India - study

Providing basic minimum energy services has become a real challenge for developing countries of the world. India encounters the problem of...
It can be hard to escape the buzz of the activity around energy access initiatives that have been launched by a variety of stakeholders in India....
In Hardoi district of Uttar Pradesh, private diesel generators power the rural economy. Noisy, polluting and expensive. The state electricity grid has...

28.01.2016 , Kathryn M. O’Neill, MITEI correspondent

Going off grid: Tata researchers tackle rural electrification

More than 300 million people in India have no access to grid electricity, and the problem is especially acute in rural communities, which can be...

Looking at Earth from above can bring out a whole set of stories. A social history of India, specifically on the segmentation and differentiation in...

The idea behind Selco, and other companies like it, is to create a business model that will help some of the 1.2 billion people in the world who don’t...
India is a country where 300 million people still live without access to formal electricity, and where hundreds of millions more live with irregular...
During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the Wembley stadium in London on November 13, 2015, he said: “As many as 18,000 villages need...
Social enterprises cut across different sectors such as agriculture, energy, water/sanitation, health, education and so on. The nature of their...

05.10.2015 , Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Rural Energy Access in India: A Comprehensive Report

Rural energy poverty is increasingly recognized as a major obstacle to sustainable economic development. The United Nations Sustainable Energy for All...

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To understand what the future holds and why off-grid lighting is still important, Power for All...

The biggest change required is for governments to view mini-grids as complementary to traditional...

Rural micro enterprises in India suffer as financiers perceive lending for solar powered livelihood...

The $7.9 million fund was set up by the Indian and US governments to set up small off-grid solar...

The technical and performance evaluation of decentralized concentrated solar thermal projects will...

In a letter to the finance minister, the MNRE has requested the imposition of basic customs duty to...

Projects by the Society for Economic and Social Studies, Customized Energy Solutions India, The...

Deputy Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana, chaired an awareness programme on “Ghar Ghar Solar- Ghar...

The Selco Foundation has been using solar energy to empower lives and foster entrepreneurship among...

The projects—in various capacities ranging between 1 KWp and 25 KWp—are to be set up across the...

While the installation of solar panels will help the farmers increase their income by 3-4 times, the...

India’s rising solar ambitions necessitate creation of an indigenous, globally-competitive...