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How One School became an Electricity Supplier

"School buildings can adopt rooftop solar systems to meet their own electricity needs and to augment the grid supply"

Tribal farmer plugs into the sun

Munuswamy of Uranduru village, Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), is the first to get a solar-powered farm connection in A.P.

Micro-hydro Power in Udmaroo village

The micro-hydro power station at Udmaroo is owned and operated entirely by the people, and has helped the village to become more self-reliant.

NDMC draws up plan for rooftop power generation

Roof top solar energy can be the critical solution to our power sector's woes.

Low-cost Solar Powered Air-Cooler-cum-Fridge

How expensive might an air-cooler-cum-fridge be?

Energy Empowerment - the Story of Bijli and Dharnai

The micro grid will involve about 100 kilowatts of solar panels that will supply affordable, sustainable and round the clock electricity to 350 hou...

A Labour Colony gets Solar Power!

How the expenditure on kerosene was saved, and the living conditions improved at a lower cost, for the residents of a labour colony near Mangalore!

A Glimpse of Barefoot College

A group of local village women attended the Barefoot College Parabolic Solar Cooker workshop, and then started a cooperative to cut, weld, build an...

Using bio-fuel to run an irrigation pump for five acres

“If a farmer has two punnai trees on his land, he can reduce the diesel cost considerably. I run the motor for about five months using the oil duri...

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