Nagaland villages to get solar water treatment plants

Nagaland villages will soon get water treatment plants using solar energy for their operations. State minister for Public Health Engineering (PHE), Noke Wangnao inaugurated the water treatment unit at Tsiesema village about 13 kms away from state capital Kohima while … Continue reading

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Pune to use Solar Energy to power street lights in slums

The Pune civic body has set up a plan to promote the use of solar energy to power the street lights of the city’s slums. A proposal to fit solar street lights in the slums has been tabled before the … Continue reading

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Success of off-grid solar in Bangladesh: What can we learn?

Bangladesh has emerged as the leader in off-grid solar home system installations. A closer look at the feat has revealed the following points: Adoption rate of solar home power systems, which currently stands at 80,000 per month, has gone up … Continue reading

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Modi to power every house by 2019 using solar

After the biggest electoral win in three decades, India’s new government led by Narendra Modi plans to harness solar power, to meet the energy requirements of 400 million people who lack access to electricity. Read more here.

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UP government to sign Rs. 2300 crore deal for 100 MW solar power plant in the state

Uttar Pradesh state government is going to sign a solar power project deal worth Rs 2,300 crore with eight different firms working in the solar power sector. Since, the inception of the Uttar Pradesh state solar policy in 2013, this 100 MW project to … Continue reading

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5 MW solar project in Madurai bagged by Vikram solar

A 5 MW solar power project for JVS Export, Madurai, Tamil Nadu will be installed under REC mechanism by Vikram Solar, a Kolkata based leading solar module manufacturing company. The project will be executed in 100 days. Vikram Solar will … Continue reading

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India’s Rural Electrification using Solar Power

“Solar Power is an answer to woos of millions of people breathing kerosene fumes and the Indian Government woes over kerosene subsidy” – Headway Solar (P) Ltd. Millions of people in India rely on subsidised kerosene to bring a flicker … Continue reading

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Rural Population of India adopting Solar, while the rich in developed world still shying away

Rural Population of India might not have many choices but they are adopting Solar Energy even as developed world is still shying away by calling it expensive. New Delhi, July 26, 2011 – Millions of people in India are not … Continue reading

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Solar Lighting is changing lives in Rural India

Approximately 500 million people in India’s countryside still have no access to electricity. The government’s ambitious plan to electrify the entire nation by 2012 is based, in large part, on providing rural homes (particularly some 25,000 of the remotest villages) … Continue reading

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Range of Rural Solar Home Lighting Systems launched by Headway Solar in India

Approximately 500 million people in India’s countryside still have no access to electricity. The government’s ambitious plan to electrify the entire nation by 2012 is based, in large part, on providing rural homes (particularly some 25,000 of the remotest villages) … Continue reading

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