Energy

Sustainable, equitable energy production and access including decentralized renewables and efficiency

This section highlights initiatives that explore and encourage alternatives to the current centralized, environmentally damaging and unsustainable sources of energy, such as decentralized renewable sources. It also includes attempts at ensuring equitable access to ecologically sustainable energy, optimizing production and distribution, improving efficiency, and regulating demand (e.g. for luxury consumption).

Engineer-Turned-Farmer Harnesses Wind, Solar Energy; 450 Entrepreneurs

... the winds were good between May and October, while in the remaining months the sunlight was strong,

Delhi Govt schools monetise solar power, expect to earn Rs 8.5 crore and save Rs 8.8 crore on bills!

Delhi schools are taking up this opportunity to generate green energy and improve their finances.

Vikalp Varta – Farmers Market and other Vartas from other locations

Online dialogue series on alternatives for India during the covid times and beyond.

Solar power to give 150 city schools Rs 17 crore per year

The best part is that none of the schools had to invest any money. The entire project cost was borne by the developers.

Discoms to hand-hold residents to boost rooftop solar power in Delhi

Community-based demand aggregation programmes, which will be expanded if the pilot projects are successful.

In Ahmedabad, women act to make slums climate-resilient, one house at a time

“We focus on the 4 prevalent stresses of the slums - heat stress, floods, vector-borne diseases, and water scarcity,”

Govt expands scope of PM-KUSUM for harnessing solar energy by farmers

Solar projects smaller than 500 kW may be allowed by states based on techno-commercial feasibility

Nagaland Students Setup Mini Hydropower Plant, Power Highway Street Lights

“Project Brighter Khuzama is wholly funded by like-minded locals and not by any governmental organisations."

न बिजली, न डीजल-ईंजन फिर भी ये आदिवासी किसान कर रहे हैं सिंचाई (in Hindi)

इस प्रकार, प्रकृति, वन्य जीव, और जंगल का संरक्षण करते हुए कृषि के लिए पानी की व्यवस्था की है।