August 9, 2018

Why India has achieved only 4% of it’s Solar Rooftop Target?

      With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed […]
April 16, 2018
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Power minister inaugurates solar lamp distribution centre in Bihar

  Union Minister R K Singh today inaugurated an assembly and distribution centre for solar study lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah and also laid the […]
February 5, 2018

Govt to launch KUSUM scheme to promote solar farming among farmers

  Union government announced a fund of Rs 1.4 lakh-crore for the ambitious Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme. The scheme will work towards […]
January 12, 2018

Indian solar kits firm raises Sh108m for Kenya expansion

An India-based solar kits firm has raised $1.05 million (Sh108.2 million) in equity financing to finance its expansion in Kenya at a time when the source […]
December 13, 2017

Powering rural healthcare

Around 38 million Indians rely on health facilities without electricity. Without access to regular power supply, numerous life-saving interventions cannot be undertaken. Ground report A study, […]
November 27, 2017

Solar-Powered & Self-Cleaning, These are The Toilets India Needs!

When nature calls, you have to answer. But finding a clean public restroom in India, irrespective of whether it’s a city or a village is no […]
November 23, 2017

How solar power can improve healthcare services: lessons from India

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access. A first-of-its kind study, Powering Primary […]
October 30, 2017

Brahmaputra boat clinic goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes […]
October 28, 2017

Solar Light Cleaner, Cheaper; Yet India Subsidises Kerosene

Solar lighting could reduce rural India’s dependence on kerosene, an unsafe fuel that also places a heavy subsidy burden on the government, a 2017 study has […]
October 25, 2017

Meeco installs the largest solar plant in Zimbabwe

The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in Zimbabwe. After equipping the […]
October 17, 2017

So When Does Solar Pay Off

At first glance, pricing your solar array and determining  cost-offsets, payback period, and overall ROI might seem like a complex formula, but we’re here to help […]
October 16, 2017

Dispelling Common Myths About Solar For A Common Man

India is abundantly blessed with solar radiation. According to reports India gets as much as 300 days of sunshine. Despite the great solar potential, India has […]
September 28, 2017

Energy Access to Millions in India by 2018

Scaling-up India’s ambition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new program, Saubhagya Yojna, to electrify all rural and urban households by December 2018. The new program aims […]
September 26, 2017

BBOXX Builds Affordable Solar Energy Tech for Developing Countries

The sun has always been there for as long as we can think. We’ve written poetry, music and even dreamed about it for ages, always marvelling […]
September 25, 2017

Dozens of Japanese cities and towns quietly go off-grid

Dozens of cities and towns in Japan have quietly shifted from traditional utility-based grid power system to a more local, resilient model of generating and storing energy where it is […]