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Household electrification benefits men more than women in India: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2019

As new areas gain access to basic levels of electricity, men in these households tend to dominate its use, according to a study conducted in India which suggests that men benefit more than women from such access. The study, published in the journal Nature Sustainability,...

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Gandhi Global Solar Yatra reaches Kanpur

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

The Gandhi Global Solar Yatra (GGSY), kickstarted by Professor Chetan Singh Solanki of IIT-Bombay, reached Kanpur on Wednesday. As a part of his yatra, Prof Solanki also interacted with the...

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World Bank : More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

According to a new report produced by the International Energy Agency (IEA) the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank and...

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Adoption of common business practices lead to increased adoption of cookstoves

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

A new study has found that adoption of common business practices like upgrading the supply chain, careful market analysis and discount can lead to increase purchase and adoption of improved...

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Lok Sabha 2019 elections: 17 years on, poll helps power school in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

Mega sops for the electorate, allegations of voter inducement, imposition of the model code of conduct among others typically mark the run-up to elections in the world’s largest democracy. But,...

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PM Modi in Greater Noida: '100% household electrification to be completed in India this year through Saubhagya scheme'

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the PETROTECH – 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He also addressed the inaugural...

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96% households get electricity connections

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2019

The government has connected about 96% of households across the country with electricity supply, and hopes to take power lines to the rest by January 26, officials said. 

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Army lights up 200 more mud houses with solar lights in higher reaches of JK

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

Continuing its efforts to extend a helping hand to the needy, the Army distributed 200 more solar lights among the nomadic communities living in the high altitude areas here in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Satin Creditcare aims to empower 3 million Indian families with solar powered solutions.

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2018

Satin Creditcare Network Limited (“SCNL”), the second largest microfinance company in the country, has been leveraging its strong presence at the grassroot level to provide affordable and...

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Bihar to soon conduct survey for solar power generation in flood-prone areas

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2018

State energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said a survey would soon be conducted for generating solar energy in flood-prone areas of Bihar and assessing future possibilities....

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