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Solar mini-grids can support almost half of universal electricity access target: BNEF & SEforALL

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 2, 2020

Solar mini-grids can supply electricity ...

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West Bengal: Sunderbans solar grids, smart beehives clear Amphan test

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 8, 2020

Post Amphan, when most of the Sunderbans was reeling under power woes, two gram panchayat areas covering over 3,000 villagers set an example in the cyclone-ravaged landscape. Armed with environment-friendly solar micro grids, installed by WWF-India since 2011, they managed to...

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Agro-centric mini-grids and solar trolleys could transform Indian farming

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 28, 2018

A group of private companies is pioneering a new approach to powering the agricultural industry in rural India that could significantly increase productivity of small-holder farmers, by...

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Asian Development Bank, International Solar Alliance sign pact to promote solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) today signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific. ...

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Piyush Goyal unveils solar mini grids project at AfDB meet

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

 As part of the government's initiatives to take renewable energy to remote places, union minister for new and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal on Wednesday launched the solar mini-grids project...

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Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency to develop water distribution network for solar pump

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2017

 The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) will develop an elaborate water distribution network for its solar community irrigation projects in 29 locations of the State,...

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Solar ‘mini grids’ approved for 19 Chhattisgarh villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2017

 A total of 19 remote villages have been approved for creation of solar ‘mini grids’  to provide them access to power supply as of February 2017 in Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has...

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