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Off-grid solar expanded to $1.75-bn market over the past decade: World Bank

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020

The off-grid solar sector has expanded into a $1.75 billion annual market serving 420 million users over the past 10 years with further scope for growth, according to a recent report by the World Bank. “Despite its strong growth trajectory, even more investments are needed...

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Trichy: Work begins to install solar panels atop corp buildings

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Trichy City Corporation has launched the groundwork to harness solar energy atop the civic body buildings. To make the corporation buildings energy self-sufficient, the corporation has taken up the preliminary work of the first phase to install off-grid solar photovoltaic...

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Participation in PM-KUSUM tenders a challenge for distributed RE start-ups: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

Early stage start-ups operating in the Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) space are facing a challenge in participation in tenders floated under the ambitious KUSUM scheme, according to a report based on a survey by CLEAN, a Delhi-based non-government organisation (NGO). The...

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Maharashtra: Over 300 schools will run on solar power, become self-reliant

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

Over 300 zilla parishad schools in Nagpur will run on solar power before Diwali making them completely self reliant when it comes powering up their classrooms. Schools will get anywhere between...

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System to provide clean energy to off-grid populations developed

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2019

Environment think-tank TERI, in partnership with STEAG Energy Services, has developed a system to provide clean energy to off-grid populations. ...

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Haryana govt to incentivise consumers for installing solar home system

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 30, 2018

With a view to promote renewable energy in Haryana, consumers in the state would now be provided with a 'solar home system' under the 'Manohar Jyoti Yojana'.  "...the state government would provide subsidy of Rs 15,000 to consumers for installing this system," an official...

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The Sun Exchange Uses Blockchain for Solar Project Insurance

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2018

The blockchain is set to take on a new role with off-grid solar developer The Sun Exchange, which aims to use the technology for insurance.


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